Fundamental problem for the intellect (& for science, & for the academy, & &...) : God is not reducible to an object of knowledge.

This is where poetry (& art, & music) can help, since poetry too is irreducible to "objective-descriptive" language.

But poetry per se is not the all-in-all either (as Dante affirmed, in the Purgatorio), though such be the fond wish of many.

You need both : the objective & subjective, the impersonal & the personal...

But finally, language & knowledge, as ends in themselves, are insufficient.

God, let's say, is holy. Yet approachable.

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