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Mysticism

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  • Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introductionby Geraldine Pinch

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 7.99

    The complex world of Egyptian myth is clearly illuminated in this fascinating new approach to ancient Egypt. Geraldine Pinch explores the cultural and historical background behind a wide variety of sources and objects, from Cleopatra's Needle and Tutankhamun's golden statue, to a story on papyrus of the gods misbehaving. What did they mean, and how... more...

  • Early Irish Myths and Sagasby Jeffrey Gantz

    Penguin Books Ltd 1981; US$ 12.68

    First written down in the eighth century AD, these early Irish stories depict a far older world - part myth, part legend and part history. Rich with magic and achingly beautiful, they speak of a land of heroic battles, intense love and warrior ideals, in which the otherworld is explored and men mingle freely with the gods. From the vivid adventures... more...

  • Living Folklore, 2nd Editionby Martha Sims; Martine Stephens

    Utah State University Press 2011; US$ 25.00

    Living Folklore is a comprehensive, straightforward introduction to folklore as it is lived, shared and practiced in contemporary settings. Drawing on examples from diverse American groups and experiences, this text gives the student a strong foundation?from the field's history and major terms to theories and interpretive approaches. Living Folklore... more...

  • Growing into Godby John R Mabry

    Quest Books 2012; US$ 17.95

    For many people, the word mysticism conjures up occult, secretive rituals held after midnight in some dark cave. But true mysticism isn?t at all sinister or secretive, says author John Mabry, an Anglican-rite Congregational minister. In fact, mysticism is at the heart of an authentic Christian life. It is nothing more and nothing less than the pursuit-and... more...

  • The Gnostic Jung and the Seven Sermons to the Deadby Stephan A Hoeller

    Quest Books 2012; US$ 15.95

    Jungian psychology based on a little known treatise he authored in his earlier years. more...

  • Ascent of Mount Carmelby St. John of the Cross; E. Allison Peers; E. Allison Peers

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.95

    He was called "the greatest of all mystical theologians" by spiritual teacher Thomas Merton. And when St. John of the Cross was proclaimed to be a Doctor of the Church, Pope Pius XI praised his work as "a guide and handbook for the man of faith who proposes to embrace a life of perfection." The writings of the pious Carmelite priest, as well as those... more...

  • Interior Castleby St. Teresa of Avila; E. Allison Peers

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99

    Deeply spiritual and profoundly human, this 16th-century masterpiece is the work of a revered saint. Its insights into prayer and meditation as the keys to fulfillment have inspired generations of readers. more...

  • The Psychology of the Mysticsby Joseph Maréchal; Algar Thorold

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 17.95

    This landmark survey ranges from contrasts of empirical science and religious psychology to examinations of the distinctive features of Christian mysticism and the Islamic concept of mystical grace. more...

  • Christian Mystics of the Middle Agesby Paul de Jaegher; Donald Attwater

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.99

    Inspirational compilation of classic essays includes meditations by the author of The Cloud of Unknowing , Catherine of Siena, Walter Hilton, St. Teresa, St. John of the Cross, St. Francis de Sales, and others. more...

  • The Great German Mysticsby James M. Clark

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 8.95

    Fourteenth-century authors Eckhart, Tauler, and Suso wrote numerous sermons and tracts in the vernacular rather than Latin. This survey chronicles their lives, works, and roles in the development of Christian spiritual expression. more...