Came across this in McGinn yesterday:

[Mystical] experience is presented as subjectively different insofar as it is affirmed as taking place on a level of the personality deeper and more fundamental than that objectifiable through the usual conscious activities of sensing, knowing and loving. There is also an objective difference to the extent that this mode of the divine presence is said to be given in a direct or immediate way, without the usual internal and external mediations found in other types of consciousness. [The Presence of God, p. xix.]

This is more or less what Lonergan says. It would be very easy to wax poetic and get carried away, but I think we need to be very circumspect in what we say about God. There is all the difference between the God of experience (or rather, non-experience) and the God of theology. The God of experience has no names or labels.

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