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doctrine of analogy

Noun1.doctrine of analogy - the religious belief that between creature and creator no similarity can be found so great but that the dissimilarity is always greater; language can point in the right direction but any analogy between God and humans will always be inadequate
Synonyms: analogy
Antonyms:
apophatism - the religious belief that God cannot be known but is completely `other' and must be described in negative terms (in terms of what God is not)
cataphatism - the religious belief that God has given enough clues to be known to humans positively and affirmatively (e.g., God created Adam `in his own image')
analogy, apophatism, cataphatism, faith, religion, religious belief
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