"the best and the most that rational intelligence can do is to recognize beyond all doubt the ultimate and irreducible superiority and anteriority of the mystery: the mystery of things themselves, which prepares us for the all-encompassing mystery of ourselves as well as of the universe. . . ."
Louis Bouyer, The memoirs of Louis Bouyer: from youth and conversion to Vatican II, the liturgical reform, and after, trans. John Pepino (Kettering, OH: Angelico Press, 2015 ), chap. 2, p. 43.