Glossary of Mystical Terms

Divine Names: Names traditionally ascribed to God, such as "All-Good", "All-knowing". The names of God, however, are not God, because God is beyond all names (Pseudo-Dionysius).

Supernal Triad: Trinity, i.e., God (an example of a divine name).

Via Negativa: "The Negative Way." The way of union with God through negating all categories pertaining to God; sometimes called the "way of unknowing".