Countless apples later, it seems that we have given up on becoming like God and have settled instead for making God like ourselves. Negative theology is a venerable tradition that acknowledges the lure of this temptation and refuses it by modestly trying only to describe what God is not.
The Beauty of the Infinite: The Aesthetics of Christian Truth
David Bentley Hart
Grace Matters: A Memoir of Faith, Friendship, and Hope in the Heart of the South
The Meaning in the Miracles
A Peculiar Prophet: William H. Willimon and the Art of Preaching
Michael A. Turner and William F. Malambri III
God Is Not . . . Religious, Nice, "One of Us," an American, a Capitalist
Rarely is theology important in proportion to its difficulty. Hart’s book is. It is nothing short of a full-blown engagement with leading 20th century theological lights in philosophy and their argument that all rhetoric is necessarily violent.
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