**Time for a little theology. Put those biblically-minded thinking caps on. Here we go!**
Let’s talk about God, shall we?
The Bible teaches that God is both near and far. Put it another way, God is knowable and unknowable. Some believe God is only close and knowable, such as Shintoism, and pantheism, while others see God as only far and unknowable, such as Muslims, Judaism, Christian theism, and Hinduism. However, the understanding of God throughout Scripture is that the unknowable God is knowable (cf. Acts 17:22-31).
The doctrinal formation of God’s knowability and unknowability is divine immanence and divine transcendence. These are not attributes of God, like goodness, love, or wrath; rather immanence and trans-cendence should be regarded as indicators of how God is present and active within creation, but superior to and independent of anything that He has created.… Continue reading