I think the operative word, at least in Catholicism is "mystery".
As with Keat's negative capability, the trick is not to explain it.
You had the experience but missed the meaning, and approach to the meaning.....
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I'm sorry I have no knowledge of this. Maybe someone on the List
can clarify.

Vishvesh Obla <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
I am a little intrigued by the article.
Is there a perception of our life as a transitory stage, ‘a point of intersection of time with the timeless’ and ‘human consciousness is the meeting-place of time and timelesssness’ in Christian thought and metaphysics?   Can you or any one else well versed in Christianity clarify. Thank You.

cr mittal <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
A Pattern of Timeless Moments:
Existence and History in T. S. Eliot’s Four Quartets
by Glenn Hughes
A most lucid and comprehensive exposition of this most magnificent
but complex masterpiece. I salute the author for this brilliant critique.
~ CR

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