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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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 49.95
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$ 149.95
This book examines the relationship between transcendence and immanence within Christian mystical and apophatic writings. Original essays from a range of leading, established, and emerging scholars in the field focus on the roles of language, signs, and images, and consider how mystical theology might contribute to contemporary reflection on the Word... 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...
- Echter Verlag 2013; US$ 28.38
Die Studie stellt einen Ordensmann vor, dessen philosophisches und theologisches Werk im deutschen Sprachraum bis heute unbekannt ist. Heinz R. Schmitz (1936-1982) tritt 1959 dem Orden der Kleinen Brüder Jesu bei, der sich von Charles de Foucauld herleitet. Während des ordensinternen Theologiestudiums in Toulouse kommt es zur Begegnung mit Jacques... 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$ 75.70
Nach 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 hin zu einer die... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 134.99
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 by... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
?Mystical theology? has developed through a range of meanings, from the hidden dimensions of divine significance in the community?s interpretation of its scriptures to the much later ?science? of the soul?s ascent into communion with God. The thinkers and questions addressed in this book draws us into the heart of a complicated, beautiful, and often... more...