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- Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 43.00
Through an analysis of many different examples, Danvers articulates a new way of thinking about mysticism and scepticism, not as opposite poles of the philosophical spectrum, but as two fields of enquiry with overlapping aims and methods. Prompted by a deep sense of wonder at being alive, many mystics and sceptics, like the Buddha, practice disciplines... more...
- Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99
I remained, lost in oblivion; My face I reclined on the Beloved. All ceased and I abandoned myself, Leaving my cares forgotten among the lilies." Thus writes 16th century Spanish poet and mystic, St. John of the Cross. In this, his third work, the author reflects on the nature of a personal union with Christ, found in the abandonment of self. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 39.95
This book introduces students to Christian mysticism and modern critical responses to it. Christianity has a rich tradition of mystical theology that first emerged in the writings of the early church fathers, and flourished during the Middle Ages. Today Christian mysticism is increasingly recognised as an important Christian heritage relevant to today's... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
This collection of essays re-examines works from such canonical figures as Eckhart, Augustine, Plotinus, Pseudo-Dionysius, Nicolas of Cusa, Teresa of Avila, John of the Cross, Julian of Norwich, along with the philosophical thought of Iris Murdoch, Jacques Lacan, and Martin Heidegger, and the contemporary phenomena of the Emerging Church. Presenting... more...
- World Wisdom 2009; US$ 9.99
Most of us, seeing a respectable lady shopping in London?s Bond Street, searching, let us say, for a sensible pair of new shoes, are hardly likely to suspect that we are looking at a God-intoxicated woman, comparable in her inner nature to a St. Francis of Assisi. So it was with the little-known Protestant Lilian Staveley, one of the most remarkable... more...
- Destiny Image, Inc. 2011; US$ 1.99
All Christians experience dark nights times when everything seems to be going wrong with them. Some wallow in despair, others learn in darkness. St. John explains the four benefits of the dark night: 1. Delight of peace. 2. Habitual remembrance and thought of God. 3. Cleanness and purity of soul. Practice... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 115.62
HauptbeschreibungNach den Anfangswirren des ersten Jahrhunderts musste sich das frühe Christentum im zweiten Jahrhundert neuen Herausforderungen stellen. Dieses Jahrhundert ist der zentrale Zeitraum, in dem sich richtungsweisende Entscheidungen und Denkansätze herausbildeten, um den Weg von einer endzeitlich motivierten jüdischen Sondergruppierung... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 109.99
This study examines the history of the psychoanalytic theory of mysticism, starting with the seminal correspondence between Freud and Romain Rolland concerning the concept of "oceanic feeling." Providing a corrective to current views which frame psychoanalysis as pathologizing mysticism, Parsons reveals the existence of three models entertained... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 104.95
Mystical theology has developed through a range of meanings, from the hidden dimensions of divine significance in the communitys interpretation of its scriptures to the much later science of the souls ascent into communion with God. Raising fundamental matters of epistemology, representation, metaphysics, and divine... more...