The Kingdom of Names I think is more…

The Kingdom of Names I think is more than the Names and Attributes of God. It is everything that we name. God is beyond any naming, any naming in relation to God falls short i.e is infinitely less than that to which we refer.

Zen masters will rarely use the name God – they ‘point’ – which is all we can do when we refer to that which is beyond The Kingdom of Names.

The realm of the Names and Attributes of God itself seems to me to be a) beyond all human ken but b) is also the Holy Spirit which the force behind every thing – every plant, and minerals animal and person.

The great Abraham Josuha Heschel said;

“Concepts are delicious snacks with which we try to alleviate our amazement.”

Concepts are (part of ) the Kingdom of names.

Amazement is wordless, concept-less, unitive connection within the Divine Whole – also known as Wonder-ment, or mystical union.

Author: Roger - Dr Roger Prentice

Now I write, teach and coach mainly about 21stC 'interfaith as inter-spirituality' - and how we can grow closer to our True Self. . As anyone who knows anything about IPF will realize my energy is curtailed - so I am concentrating primarily on 'inter-spirituality'. . In the past I would have said that: . 1) I run courses and give talks at conferences and in universities and colleges in the UK, China, USA, Canada, Scandinavia etc. . 2) I provide materials, outlines and lessons for Schools. . 3) My range of interests include personal development, learning and teaching, photography and film, the arts generally, spirituality and educational practice and theory. . 4) At the same time I continue developing the human-centred studies SunWALK PDS (People Development System) - a whole-person, high-achievement model for individuals, and for use in, NGOs, schools and other organizations. . 5) The key question that continues to animate me and my work remains, "What is it to be fully and positively human?" . Contact me via onesummit AT gmail DOT com (replace At with@ etc.). . All good wishes Roger (Dr Roger Prentice) . For those interested; My first degree is in English and Education. My masters is in Adult and Community Education. My doctorate presented a new holistic meta-model of education called SunWALK.

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