Explaining the Unexplainable: The Limits of Language and the Power of Metaphor.

Image of Deep Space. Credit: NASA, ESA, and F. Summers
Image of Deep Space. Credit: NASA, ESA, and F. Summers
  • Article (blog post)
  • 1300 words
  • Level: all audiences

A post by Fr. James Kurzinski on the Catholic Astronomer website: “Of the many blessings I have received from writing for The Catholic Astronomer, one of them has been deepening my awareness of how we can come to understand God through understanding creation. That being said, I have also learned that there are limits to this understanding, pointing to a transcendent reality in which all language and human expression ultimately breaks down.”

Click here to read the full article on The Catholic Astronomer – the blog of the Vatican Observatory Foundation.

 

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