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The essence–energies distinction is an
Orthodox theologians generally regard this distinction as a real distinction, and not just a conceptual distinction. Historically,
The essence–energy distinction was formulated by
The Ultimate Reality and Meaning of the Palamite theology consists of the distinction between God’s Essence and Energy. This is a way of expressing the idea that the transcendent God remains eternally hidden in His Essence, but at the same time that God also seeks to communicate and The Distinction between God’s Essence and Energy unite Himself with us personally through His Energy.