"God's Nature is incomprehensible to men."...is this a contradiction?

One of the dogmas of the faith is:

"God’s Nature is incomprehensible to men."

…but aren’t we comprehending that his nature is incomprehensible?

So there is at least one thing that can be comprehended about his nature…is that it is comprehensible.

Wouldn’t this be a contradiction?

The incomprehensibilty of God isn’t a definition of His nature; it has to do with our nature; it points to human limitations.

Get some sleep.

Donald Rumsfeld, as US Secretary of Defense, once said:
“There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don’t know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don’t know we don’t know.”
How did he know?

Unless you think that knowing that you can’t comprehend God’s nature is the same thing as understanding absolutely everything about it, then No.

In theology, to comprehend is to fully understand, and to apprehend is to partially understand. We can apprehend the Divine Nature; we can know and understand God to a certain limited extent. What we know is true, but it is not comprehensive. We can never fully know God, we cannot “comprehend” Him, because He is infinite.

The mysteries of the Faith (e.g. the Eucharist, the sacrifice of Christ on the Cross, grace/free will, and many others) can be apprehended but not comprehended.

Ok. Now that makes sense.

Thanks everyone.

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