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    The Vision of God Epub Ï The Vision Kindle - first published in , designed to restore faith in even the most jaded A German cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, NICHOLAS OF CUSA was a philosopher, jurist, mathematician, and astronomer Also referred to as Nicolaus Cusanus and Nicholas of Kues, he is considered one of the great geniuses and polymaths of the th century Among his other works are Writings on Church and Reform, Catholic Concordance, and Of Learned Ignorance."/>
  • Paperback
  • 164 pages
  • The Vision of God
  • Nicholas of Cusa
  • English
  • 07 January 2017
  • 1602063265

10 thoughts on “The Vision of God

  1. Frank Frank says:

    A great synthesizer of Plato, Aristotle, Pseudo Dionysius, Anselm, Aquinas, Meister Ekhart, and Maimonides, Nicholas Cusanius was a first rate schizophrenic I mean mystic I enjoyed his work as an example of a medieval and practical formulation of Theosis for a monastic community interested in mystical theology He himself knew that his Latin was not good enough, and it made for much repetition I enjoy his use of Negative Theology to discuss the potential for God s unknowable infinity as the A A great synthesizer of Plato, Aristotle, Pseudo Dionysius, Anselm, Aquinas, Meister Ekhart, and Maimonides, Nicholas Cusanius was a first rate schizophrenic I mean mystic I enjoyed his work as an example of a medieval and practical formulation of Theosis for a monastic community interested in mystical theology He himself knew that his Latin was not good enough, and it made for much repetition I enjoy his use of Negative Theology to discuss the potential for God s unknowable infinity as the Absolute Form Maximum as he describes in Learned Ignorance and his awe filled not awful, pardon the pun diction as he was clearly in the midst of an ecstatic experience while realizing the truths he was describing in his book Thus, along with the icon he included to the Benedictine community for which he wrote this book, it can be read like a manual for inducing a mystical experience It s quite an interesting document and worth the read


  2. Robbie Robbie says:

    There some interesting thoughts here, such as Nicholas of Cusa s idea of learned ignorance , which emphasises the ultimate futility of the intellect alone to see God His leitmotif of seeking to see God seeing being something of a metaphor for fully experiencing God in the most mystical sense is useful His work clearly illustrates the glories of being able to penetrate beyond the wall separating humans from the observable glories of God, but provides rather little guidance as to how one There some interesting thoughts here, such as Nicholas of Cusa s idea of learned ignorance , which emphasises the ultimate futility of the intellect alone to see God His leitmotif of seeking to see God seeing being something of a metaphor for fully experiencing God in the most mystical sense is useful His work clearly illustrates the glories of being able to penetrate beyond the wall separating humans from the observable glories of God, but provides rather little guidance as to how one may do so


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The Vision of God[Ebook] ➣ The Vision of God By Nicholas of Cusa – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Known for his deeply mystical writings about Christianity, Nicholas of Cusa wrote this, his most popular work, against a backdrop of widespread Church corruption God, he believed, is found in all thin Known for his deeply mystical writings about Christianity, Nicholas of Cusa wrote this, his most popular work, against a backdrop of widespread Church corruption The Vision Kindle - God, he believed, is found in all things, and thus cannot be perceived by man s senses and intellect alone The path to ultimate knowledge, then, begins in recognizing our own ignorance Deeply influenced by Saint Augustine, Nicholas mixes the metaphysical with the personal to create a deeply felt work, first published in , designed to restore faith in even the most jaded A German cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, NICHOLAS OF CUSA was a philosopher, jurist, mathematician, and astronomer Also referred to as Nicolaus Cusanus and Nicholas of Kues, he is considered one of the great geniuses and polymaths of the th century Among his other works are Writings on Church and Reform, Catholic Concordance, and Of Learned Ignorance.


About the Author: Nicholas of Cusa

Nicholas of Cusa August , , also referred to as Nicholas of Kues and Nicolaus Cusanus, was a cardinal of the Catholic The Vision Kindle - Church from Germany Holy Roman Empire , a philosopher, theologian, jurist, mathematician, and an astronomer He is widely considered one of the great geniuses and polymaths of the th century He is today recognized for significant spiritual, scientific and political contributions in European history, notable examples of which include his mystical or spiritual writings on learned ignorance and mathematical ideas expressed in related essays , as well as his participation in power struggles between Rome and the German states of the Holy Roman Empire.