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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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Spiritual Dryness: Renewing the Listless Heart

Spiritual Dryness Your favor, O Lord, made me as secure as a mountain. Then you turned away from me, and I was shattered. [Psalm 30:7 ]. I am sick at heart. How long, O Lord, until you restore me? Return, … Continue reading

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Mystical Experience: Spiritual Addiction, Divine Dependence

  Mystical Experience When we have stripped off those features which some mystics accept and others reject … what do we find as the necessary, abiding and essential character of all true mystical experience? … [T]he central fact of the mystic’s experience … … Continue reading

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