Between the gulfs

I do not rest on the broad upland of a system that includes a series of sure statements about the absolutes, but on a narrow, rocky ridge between the gulfs where there is no sureness of expressible knowledge but [only] the certainty of meeting what remains, undisclosed. -Martin Buber

An incomprehensible God

‘Fear of God’… never means to the Jews that they ought to be afraid of God, but that, trembling, they ought to be aware of His incomprehensibility… It is the dark gate through which man must pass if he is to enter into the love of God. He who wishes to avoid passing through this…