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The Cloud of Unknowing
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The Cloud of Unknowing


Paulist Press 1981

Runs on Windows, Mac and mobile.


Written by an anonymous English monk during the late fourteenth century, The Cloud of Unknowing puts forth a method of contemplation that stresses the importance of the understanding to break through the cloud of unknowing that separates God and humanity. This work is useful for understanding the various streams of thought regarding mysticism in church history.

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Key Features

  • Explains mysticism as a way to navigate the hiddenness of God
  • Fully integrates and cross references with other resources from your Logos library
  • Focuses on the nature of God and the means of approaching him

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About the Translator

James Walsh is a translator who has also worked on a Paulist Press edition of The Cloud of Unknowing.

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