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Now if God is beyond distinctions, God is also beyond language. This explains the mystics' playful use of language to subvert itself... Whichever way language is used, God is not named by it. It does not matter if language is used only to deny things of God for these denials always fall short of the mark and have themselves to be denied. Thus apophaticism creates room for a great deal of affirmative language about God (as long as it is remembered that these affirmations also fall short of the … [Read more...]