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Noun1.hiddenness - the state of being covert and hidden
concealment, privateness, secrecy, privacy - the condition of being concealed or hidden
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Yujin Nagasawa calls the particularly intense combination of the problems of divine hiddenness and evil the problem of divine absence that resists resolution through explanations that have typically characterized the theodicies offered by philosophers.
The ontological questions of human dignity and hiddenness of internal worth come to the forefront in Turin's courage, grief, and endurance, so again we see how even a life subject to the hatred of Morgoth can be the object of a reader's emulation.
If your life is getting toxic, and you are burdened with so much stress and pressure, maybe it's time to exit from the fast lane, or from the flashbulbs, and take the road of humility and hiddenness.
Heidegger this dialectic movement from hiddenness to un-hiddenness is
The problem of divine hiddenness is, along with the problem of evil, one of the two principal arguments for atheism in the current literature.
The hiddenness of God's activity in the world suggests that God has given creation its own functional integrity, so that God will not intervene miraculously to avert all danger from creatures.
There is a kind of taboo, a hiddenness about this subject.
The concept of the hiddenness of the reality of life in the Messiah from Colossians 3 might be illuminating in this regard.
It affects his readings insofar as he is unable to draw on the Idealist conceptual textures of disclosure and hiddenness, presence as absence, which form such a major part of Holderlin's bequest to later poetry and thought.
Their topics include JEngel and the international Lutheran-Catholic dialogue, Thomistic second thoughts on analogy and Trinity in JEngel, metaphorical truth and the language of Christian theology, JEngel's soteriologically minded doctrine of the Trinity, Christian eschatology in an inter-religious context, towards a hermeneutic for reading JEngel's texts on baptism and the Lord's Supper, Luther's dangerous account of divine hiddenness, JEngel on the compatibility of education and theology, and some remarks on Christian freedom.
The hiddenness and deception is no longer necessary.
What is striking to me in Thomsen's work is that he always strove in the first place to be a faithful witness, clinging to striking formulations of the hiddenness and vulnerability of God made known in Christ, without any attempt to tone them down in order to make them easier for "other peoples of faith" to hear.