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Rodrigues's words indicate that his problem is not precisely the one philosophers have generally set themselves to addressing, namely, whether God's apparent hiddenness is conceptually compatible with God's existence.
The Mystical and Prophetic Thought of Simone Weil and Gustavo Gutierrez: Reflections on the Mystery and Hiddenness of God, by Alexander Nava (State University of New York, 2001).
Phenomenological conceptualizations posit that man's experience of himself is a basic hiddenness to himself.
This is a song whose lyrics are completely open about the subject of hiddenness, speaking directly about the gulf between a character's appearance and reality.
There is a hiddenness about children," wrote Marpeck.
It functions as an entity that both possesses and hides "the truth," the way David Appelbaum presumes: "[the fact that] we avoid attending to the voice that is ours reveals a hiddenness surrounding voice.
Though it is necessarily and essentially exhibition of flesh, it is never reduced to this-it is only erotic (and not pornographic one can say) by manifesting the hiddenness of ethical rectitude; by claiming to show 'everything' and failing.
Both stances posit a certain hiddenness in God (290), according to Helm, who, like the majority of the contributors, favors the traditional "default" position (297) of a particular, rather than universal, redemption.
the workplace and/or to the very hiddenness that is inherent to using
3) This type of absence theology can take many forms, as there "are a variety of notions about the hiddenness of God, the absence of God, the silence of God, and the eclipse of God.
Part of the darkness, the hiddenness of Daodejing's teachings, involves the incommunicability of deep forms of experience, of teachings that go beyond words, and of activity that eschews both direct and indirect forms of coercion.
Instead of carrying the pain that could fittingly be associated with the isolation she suffered for the last quarter century of her life, the Little Sisters see it as an example of humility and hiddenness, which they now embrace as the charisms of their order.