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By Henny Fiska Hägg

Can people understand God? Can created beings procedure the Uncreated? the concept that of God and questions about our skill to grasp him are valuable to this e-book. jap Orthodox theology distinguishes among figuring out God as he's (his divine essence) and as he offers himself (through his energies), and therefore it either negates and affirms the elemental query: guy can't be aware of God in his essence, yet may possibly be aware of him via his energies. Henny Fiska Hagg investigates this earliest
stage of Christian unfavourable (apophatic) theology, in addition to the beginnings of the excellence among essence and energies, targeting Clement of Alexandria within the overdue moment century. Clement's theological, social, non secular, and philosophical milieu can also be thought of, as is his indebtedness to
Middle Platonism and its idea of God.

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