A handbook of Christian mysticism
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Published by Crucible in Wellingborough .
Written in English


  • Mysticism -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementMichael Cox.
ContributionsCox, Michael, 1948-
LC ClassificationsBV5075
The Physical Object
Pagination288p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17396804M
ISBN 10085030511X

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This volume is a comprehensive introduction and guide to Christian mysticism. It is a big book about a big possibility: the hope of achieving real, blissful, experiential unison with God. Among the topics covered here are a general introduction to mysticism, the Bible and mysticism, the history and types of Christian mysticism, biographical   For episode 2 of my new podcast, Schola Mystica, I tell a brief story about how I first learned about Christian mysticism, beginning with a dream I had shortly after graduating from high school; a conversation with a trusted friend to try to make sense of that dream, and a book that friend recommended to me: Evelyn Underhill’s Mysticism: The Nature and Development of Spiritual Carl McColman, The Big Book of Christian Mysticism — Okay, a bit of shameless self-promotion here: but this book was written with the beginner in mind. If you’d like a book to make the   Her most influential book which describes the stages toward mystical surrender-perfection-union is Interior Castle. In it, she describes seven mansions, the first three of which concern the stages of preparation from prayer and See also Bernard McGinn The Essential Writings of Christian Mysticism (New York: Random House/Modern Library).

  the big book of christian mysticism the essential guide to contemplative spirituality Posted By C. S. Lewis Media TEXT ID f81ba Online PDF Ebook Epub Library masterpiece of scholarship and wisdom it is a big book about a big possibility the hope of achieving real blissful experiential unison with god among the topics covered The Big Book of Christian Mysticism explores this rich tradition and shows how it can be a powerful tool for transformation and the experience of the Divine. One of the greatest Christian theologians of the twentieth century, Karl Rahner, once said “The Christian of the future will be a Print book: English: Rev. and expanded edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Mysticism -- History. Mysticism. Christian life -- Mysticism, to ; More like this: Similar Items   The Oxford Handbook of Mystical Theology provides a guide to the mystical element of Christianity as a theological phenomenon. It differs not only from psychological and anthropological studies of mysticism, but from other theological studies, such as more practical or pastorally-oriented works that examine the patterns of spiritual progress and offer counsel for deeper understanding and