Discerning the Mystery: An Essay On the Nature of Theology
by Andrew Louth
Eighth Day Press, 2007
(150 pages, $25.00, paperback)
reviewed by Robert W. Grano
“Since the end of the eighteenth century, theology has been hagridden by the spectre of the Enlightenment with its rejection of ways of understanding handed down by tradition and its endorsement of ‘scientific’ procedures as the sole way of attaining truth. This book seeks to exorcise this ghost.”
So states the description on the back of this book, a reprint of a work originally published by Oxford University Press in 1983, and often considered something of a modern classic. The author, professor of Patristic and Byzantine St . . .