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Apophatic theology

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Apophatic descriptions of God
**His ways are unsearchable and unfathomable (Job 11:7-8; Rom. 11:33-36).
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**The true knowledge and vision of God consists in this - in seeing that He is invisible, because what we seek lies beyond all knowledge, being wholly separated by the darkeness of incomprehensibility (''The Life of Moses'', [[Gregory of Nyssa]]).**God is infinite and incomprehensible and all that is comprehensible about Him is His infinity and incomprehensibility (''On the Orthodox Faith'', [[John of Damascus]]
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