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The Essential Mystics

The Essential Mystics

The Soul"s Journey into Truth

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    Subjects:
  • Mysticism,
  • Abridged Audio - Inspirational/Philosophy,
  • Audio Adult: Subliminal,
  • Religion: general

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio cassette
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    Open LibraryOL9706576M
    ISBN 101574530267
    ISBN 109781574530261
    OCLC/WorldCa35023922

    In nearly one hundred selections spanning seventeen centuries, The Essential Writings of Christian Mysticism explores how human life is transformed through the search for direct contact with God. Uniquely organized by subject, the volume includes accessible headnotes for each section, biographical sketches, and a selected bibliography. Part one examines the Pages: Patheos Book Club features The Essential Mystics, Poets, Saints, and Sages: A Wisdom Treasury by Richard Hooper, a collection of quotes and passages from the great Sufi mystics, Buddhists, Hindus.

    Uniquely organized by subject rather than by author, The Essential Writings of Christian Mysticism explores how human life is transformed through the search for direct contact with God. Part one examines the preparation for encountering God through biblical interpretation and prayer; the second part focuses on the mystics' actual encounters 4/5(5). The mystic's journey is one taken on behalf of all humanity, whether based on the Buddhist vision of the Badhisattva or the Christian concept of service. Harvey offers extracts from Buddhist, Taoist, Jewish, Christian, Hindu, Islamic, Greek traditions, as well as aboriginal sources, all beautifully introduced with essential historical information.

      The Essential Mystics by Andrew Harvey, January , Book Sales edition, Hardcover in English - New Ed editionPages:   The mystics point us to Christ, and to the powerful message of the gospel. So make no mistake: this is a book about how to live according to the teachings of the Christian faith. We look at topics like repentance, holiness, sacrifice, and prayer—difficult topics with which you may or may not be comfortable, depending on your background and /5(7).


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Mystical experience, Andrew Harvey explains in his introduction to The Essential Mystics, is that "direct, unmediated experience of an almost unfathomable mystery," a mystery beyond name or form that draws the mystic toward its presence into a relationship of rapturous, awesome, ecstatic love/5(13).

Beautifully introduced with vital historical information, The Essential Mystics offers thematically grouped extracts from many traditions, including Buddhist, Taoist, Jewish, Christian, Hindu, Islamic, Hopi, and Aborigine/5(13). The Essential Mystics: Selections from the World's Great Wisdom Traditions.

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About the Author. Bernard McGinn is the Naomi Shenstone Donnelly Professor Emeritus at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago. His books include Meister Eckhart: Teacher and Preacher; Meister Eckhart: The Essential Sermons; Antichrist; and the Presence of God multivolume history of Western Christian mysticism.

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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 mystic or will not exist at all."/5(79).

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