Everything dies of being thought. All thinking questions death and is death questioned. Then conceiving of God’s death would mean attacking the Thought of thoughts which, for not dying to itself, perpetuates its death in the thought of the death it assumes. God is dead could only mean: God is death, conceived in his death. He is all the thinking engulfed in the ineluctable question of His death which He survives without Himself.

Edmond Jab├Ęs, The Book of Resemblances: II. Intimations    The Desert