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Studies in Mysticism

Arthur Edward Waite

Studies in Mysticism

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Published by Life Science Institute (FL) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mysticism,
  • New Age / Parapsychology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9726271M
    ISBN 100886972221
    ISBN 109780886972226


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Studies in religious philosophy and mysticism by Alexander Altmann,Routledge and Kegan Paul edition, in English. Mysticism is at the heart of all the great religions: Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, Hinduism, etc.

Having read many books on mysticism over the Studies in Mysticism book 50 years I can say that the two books - 'Mysticism' and 'Practical Mysticism' by Evelynn Underhill - are by far the clearest, best researched and most profound that I have come across/5(). This book is such a study.

Widely considered the best book on mysticism for the general reader, this classic volume assembles a broad range of information scattered among monographs and textbooks in many by:   Teaching Mysticism is a great resource for those who teach mysticism and for those who teach and study religion more generally."Shaul Magid, author of From Metaphysics to Midrash: Myth, History, and the Interpretation of Scripture in Lurianic Kabbalah "Teaching Mysticism is much more than a book exploring mysticism.

Stepping into uncharted 5/5(1). SURVEY ARTICLES RECENT STUDIES OF MYSTICISM: A Critical Survey Peter G. Moore Lecturer in Comparative Religion, The University of Kent at Canterbury The analytical study of mysticism has had a continuous history from the time of William James' The Varieties ofReligious Experience (i ).

The book deals only with the earliest period of Islamic Mysticism, partly because the contacts between Christianity and Islam were naturally at their closest at the beginning of the Islamic era, and partly because Islamic Mysticism after the end of the ninth century A.D.

has been more fully dealt with by other writers. Building upon its reputation as a longstanding publisher of Bibles as well as academic books on biblical studies and theology, Cambridge University Press Elements in Religion and Monotheism This Cambridge Elements series publishes original concise volumes on monotheism and its significance.

About this journal. Studies in Religion / Sciences Religieuses is a peer-reviewed, bilingual academic quarterly, serving scholars who work in a wide range of Studies in Mysticism book in religious studies and theological studies.

It publishes scholarly articles of interest to specialists, but written so as to be intelligible to other scholars who wish to keep informed of current scholarship.

Mysticism in the World's Religions This book is both universal in its scope and discriminating in its approach, and may be recommended unreservedly to any serious enquirer.'?-be Expository Times 'Professor Parrindefs volume has something of the objectivity of a scientific study while at the same time encouraging us to.

Mysticism is the practice of religious ecstasies (religious experiences during alternate states of consciousness), together with whatever ideologies, ethics, rites, myths, legends, and magic may be related to them. It may also refer to the attainment of insight in ultimate or hidden truths, and to human transformation supported by various practices and experiences.

In Tantric mysticism the body of the deity may be visualized as being composed of alphabetic letters or as assuming a specific posture—holding a jar of nectar or a book, for example. The mental image serves as a focus for the contemplation of pure Studies in Mysticism book, and a mystical reduction of experience to pure consciousness may ensue.

Mysticism is Evelyn Underhill's seminal work on the subject. The book is divided into two parts, "The Mystic Fact" and "The Mystic Way." In the first part Underhill explores the theological, psychological, and philosophical underpinnings of mysticism from a historical perspective/5.

There is a comprehensive bibliography, as well as an English translation of an anonymous, mystical, Avicennist work of the late 12th century, the Peregrinatio Animae. The book begins with an impartial, non-theist (atheist) analysis of personal religion, which provides the context for this study of mystical philosophy and experience.5/5(2).

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First published inMysticism remains the classic in its field. (This is clear from its many different printings.) The Princeton Theological Review praised this book as 'brilliantly written [and] illuminated with numerous well-chosen extracts used with exquisite skill.' Mysticism makes an in-depth and comprehensive exploration of mysticism.

If you thought magic was a minefield, wait until you meet mysticism. All terms in the study of religions have potential problems, and need to be defined with some real thought and nuance, but when we are talking about mystical texts, we are in an extra difficult terrain, because the texts themselves often tell us very paradoxical and bizarre things.

View our complete catalog of authoritative Religion related book titles and textbooks published by Routledge and CRC Press. In Mysticism in the 21st Century (2nd edition), Monette examines eight contemporary spiritual movements: African Traditional, Buddhism, Gnosticism, Hermeticism, Sufism, Tantra, Witchcraft, and Yoga, providing the reader with an introduction to this branch of the study of religion.

The Urantia book compares and describes the evolutionary adventures and states of personal and impersonal God from a western perspective. Book 1 of the Urantia book contains one of the greatest and most complete summaries of western mysticism and theology regarding God ever compiled and only that is why we recommend it.

The best books on mysticism come in two categories: books about Mysticism and books by Great Mystics. Obviously books about mysticism are scholarly erudite tomes trying to understand the meanings of mystical experiences, captured in prose and poet.

Mysticism: A Study in Nature and Development of Spiritual Consciousness, 12th, Revised Edition Evelyn Underhill. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ The Spiritual Life Evelyn Underhill. out of 5 stars Paperback.

$ Evelyn Underhill's Prayer Book Evelyn by: 7. Mysticism: A Study in Nature and Development of Spiritual Consciousness by Evelyn Underhill. This document has been generated from XSL (Extensible Stylesheet Language) source with RenderX XEP Formatter, version Client Academic.

Evelyn Underhill (–) was an English writer and pacifist who became famous for her numerous works on religion and spiritual practice, in particular mysticism. In the English-speaking world, she was one of the most widely read writers on these matters in the first half of the twentieth century, especially for this book "Mysticism.

Whilst the second and longest part contains a somewhat detailed study of the nature and development of man's spiritual or mystical consciousness, the first is intended rather to provide an introduction to the general subject of mysticism.

Religious studies, also known as the study of religion, is an academic field devoted to research into religious beliefs, behaviors, and describes, compares, interprets, and explains religion, emphasizing systematic, historically based, and cross-cultural perspectives.

Books in the series explore these religions, regions and topics both within and beyond the conventional domain of ‘church-state’ relations to include the impact of religion on politics, conflict and development, including the late Samuel Huntington’s controversial – yet influential – thesis about ‘clashing civilisations’.

Scholarly approaches to mysticism include typologies of mysticism and the explanation of mystical states. Since the 19th century, mystical experience has evolved as a distinctive concept. It is closely related to "mysticism" but lays sole emphasis on the experiential aspect, be it spontaneous or induced by human behavior, whereas mysticism encompasses a broad range of practices aiming at a.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dyson, William Henry, Studies in Christian mysticism. London, James Clarke & Co., (OCoLC)   A study of the mystics and genuine mysticism is most healthily coupled to a solid appreciation of the principles of Catholic asceticism.

If you're not well grounded in the principles of asceticism, the mystics can be quite confusing, or you may not have the proper mental and spiritual context in which to understand what they've written.

All book series We publish a number of book series across our subject areas. Click on the series title below to go to the series home page to find full information about books in the series and contact details for series editors. The Study of Religion in a Global Context Themes in Qur’anic Studies Working with Culture on the Edge.

35%. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nicholson, Reynold Alleyne, Studies in Islamic mysticism. Cambridge [England] University Press, The ways that the media interacts with issues regarding religion can be complicated and difficult.

Knut Lundby, Professor Emeritus, discussed mediatization research and the study of media and religion in the book, "Contesting Religion: The Media Dynamics of Cultural Conflicts in Scandinavia.”. Study Guides for Mysticism These guides integrate Bible study, prayer, and worship to help us explore the mystics’ invitation “to walk into the world and be unleashed to care unselfishly.” Use them individually or in a series.

You may reproduce them for personal or group use. What is a Mystic. 2 To dwell in God’s love is an experience.

Underhill's greatest book, Mysticism: A Study of the Nature and Development of Man's Spiritual Consciousness, was published inand is a thick and very in-depth volume. Practical Mysticism; was her attempt to make available an easily accessible work of her findings. Studies in Islamic mysticism.

[Reynold Alleyne Nicholson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Reynold Alleyne Nicholson. Find more information about: ISBN: A comprehensive exploration of the philosophical issues raised by mysticism.

This work is a comprehensive study of the philosophical issues raised by mysticism. Mystics claim to experience reality in a way not available in normal life, a claim which makes this phenomenon interesting from a philosophical perspective.

Richard H. Jones is the. Mysticism by Evelyn Underhill [] The classic study of the path to oneness, written by a leading student of Mysticism.

Mysticism, Christian and Buddhist by Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki.[, not renewed]Suzuki compares and contrasts Buddhism with Meister Eckhart's mystical outlook.

The first testimonies of the presence of books related to Jewish mysticism in Eastern Europe appeared in the first half of the thirteenth century: books considered as heretical by some arrived in Germany from the Middle East via the “land of Russia,” as Rabbi Mosheh ben Ḥisda’i Taku (Takau) testifies.

Read this book on Questia. Concurrent with the apocalyptic turbulence of the later sixties and early seventies, mysticism clearly became a significant factor in the lives of millions of people weary of war, racism, political corruption and religious institutionalism.

"Mysticism" is derived from the Greek μυω, meaning "to conceal", and its derivative μυστικός, mystikos, meaning 'an initiate'.In the Hellenistic world, a "mystikos" was an initiate of a mystery religion.

"Mystical" referred to secret religious rituals and use of the word lacked any direct references to the transcendental. In early Christianity the term mystikos referred to three. 3 See Evelyn Underhill Mysticism: A Study in the Nature.

See also Benedict Groeschel Spiritual Passages: The Psychology of Spiritual Development (Valley, NY: Crossroads Publishing Company). See also Bernard McGinn The Essential Writings of Christian Mysticism (New York: Random House/Modern Library).Mysticism () Underhill's greatest book, Mysticism: A Study of the Nature and Development of Man's Spiritual Consciousness, was published inand is distinguished by the very qualities which make it ill-suited as a straightforward textbook.

The spirit of the book is romantic, engaged, and theoretical rather than historical or scientific.The Feminist Studies in Religion Book Series welcomes the submission of book proposals in cutting edge research at the intersection of feminist theory and religious studies.

A companion to the Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, the oldest feminist academic journal in religious studies, this series is likewise interreligious in its.