The silence of a wise man is always meaningful.
I cannot know anything of which there is and can be only one.
But the God of the Bible is not only One, but the only possible One.
God is therefore unknowable. This is the fundamental premise of the Bible.
If God is One, and if there can be no other God, there can be no idea of God.
If the highest things are unknowable, then the highest capacity or virtue of man cannot be theoretical wisdom.
God's reasons for communicating with man must be subsumed under his reason for communicating to him his account of his creation of the world - and man.
All there is to thinking is seeing something noticeable, which makes you see something you weren't noticing, which makes you see something that isn't even visible.
It is safer to try to understand the low in the light of the high than the high in the light of the low. In doing the latter one necessarily distorts the high, whereas in doing the former one does not deprive the low of the freedom to reveal itself as fully as what it is.