Definition of apophaticism in English:


Pronunciation /-ˌsizəm/



See apophatic

‘Christological particularism and theological apophaticism are therefore linked, because Christ grounds Christian understanding of God's unknowability.’
  • ‘At the same time, however, analysis of Maximus's position is rendered somewhat more complex by the fact that his apophaticism is deeply intertwined with Christology.’
  • ‘What are we to do with these striking passages, which suggest an agnosticism, even an apophaticism, about the self?’