The Via Negativa

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We can only talk of god in negative terms (God is not evil)

God can be described in terms of what he is not

This idea cam from Plotinus who was at the centre of this movement

In Plotinus thinking the form of the good is linked to God as God can be seen as separate and beyond this world

Language cannot describe God God is beyond human understanding

Gods goodness is greater than human ideas if we talk about him being all…


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