Tag Archives: Dionysius the Areopagite

Mystical Experience: The Scholars’ Perspective 1/3

Mystical Experience: Psychological and Philosophical Context The term ‘mysticism,’ comes from the Greek μυω, meaning “to conceal.” In the Hellenistic world, ‘mystical’ referred to “secret” religious rituals. In early Christianity the term came to refer to “hidden” allegorical interpretations of … Continue reading

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Transcendence: Climbing beyond Our Mind (1)

  Transcendence: Thoughts Silenced THERE is then a twofold sort of truth in things divine for the wise man to study: one that can be attained by rational enquiry, another that transcends all the industry of reason. This truth of things … Continue reading

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Fearless Intellect: Clothing the Mind with Thoughts of God

Intolerance of the Intellect My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments … Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge … Continue reading

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