Teaching mysticism by William B. Parsons

By William B. Parsons

The time period ''mysticism'' hasn't ever been continuously outlined or hired, both in spiritual traditions or in educational discourse. The essays during this quantity provide methods of defining what mysticism is, in addition to tools for grappling with its complexity in a classroom.

summary: The time period ''mysticism'' hasn't ever been always outlined or hired, both in spiritual traditions or in educational discourse. The essays during this quantity supply methods of defining what mysticism is, in addition to equipment for grappling with its complexity in a school room

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Exploring Unseen Worlds: William James and the Philosophy of by G. William Barnard

By G. William Barnard

Demonstrates convincingly the level to which James's mental and philosophical views additionally remain a wealthy source for these in particular drawn to the examine of mysticism. A critically-sophisticated, but gripping, immersion into the interior worlds of 1 of America's premier thinkers. Exploring Unseen Worlds is a severely refined, but gripping immersion into the interior worlds of 1 of America's most appropriate thinkers. It demonstrates convincingly the level to which James's mental and philosophical views remain a wealthy source for these particularly attracted to the examine of mysticism. The publication specializes in James's enduring fascination with mysticism and never merely finds James's lesser-known works on mysticism, but additionally probes into the tacit mystical dimensions of James's own existence and uncovers the magical implications of his many years lengthy curiosity in psychical examine.

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The Angelical Language, Volume I: The Complete History and by Aaron Leitch

By Aaron Leitch

The Angelical language channeled by means of alchemist Edward Kelley and recorded by means of royal astrologer John Dee has mystified magicians, linguists, historians, and cryptographers for generations. It’s even rumored that the language might be an encryption approach to a few style, unbroken to this present day. This interesting, in-depth research finds the reality at the back of the saga of 2 Renaissance wizards who spoke with angels and acquired guideline within the celestial tongue. This quantity starts with an exploration of the magical traditions that motivated Dee's work—the Fifty Gates of Binah, the legends of Enoch, and the booklet of Soyga. It provides an in-depth research of the forty-nine Tables of Loagaeth (Speech From God), the forty-eight Angelical Keys (or Calls), and the drama surrounding them as chronicled in Dee's journals. specified beneficial properties contain an research of the translations of the forty eight Keys, directions for the magickal use of Angelical characters, and a whole Angelical Psalter. Aaron Leitch’s long-awaited masterwork unearths in undeniable language—for the 1st time ever—how the Angelical language was once acquired, for what it was once meant, and the way to exploit it thoroughly, offering a desirable historic context for its useful program within the Angelical Language, quantity II: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the Tongue of Angels. “The Angelical Language is the only so much complete textual content ever written just about the Enochian magical approach and language of Elizabethan luminary, Dr. John Dee. This two-volume magnum opus demonstrates Aaron Leitch’s familiarity with functional magic in addition to his ability as a meticulous researcher. a must have book.”— stylish Cicero and Sandra Tabatha Cicero, leader Adepts of the airtight Order of the Golden sunrise  

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Talking with nature : sharing the energies and spirit of by Michael J. Roads

By Michael J. Roads

From the pristine land of Australia come the impressive voice of Michael J. Roads. Simplistically one may say that Michael Roads talks with Nature. He converses with rivers, with bushes, with crops, and with the animal nation. yet to claim so will be to drag his tale out of context, to miss the painstaking soul-searching Michael skilled which will come to phrases together with his maximum present. popularity and integration gave start to the knowledge within the pages of his magazine:

"It matters me that the human race has allowed separation from Nature to develop into tested as approved fact. consequently, guy and Nature, particularly than guy of Nature. can we as humanity stand above and past such continual? Regretfully, our continuous involvement within the violence of battle, our ever-increasing environmental toxins in addition to the increasing percentage of mentally-stressed humans in our society in actual fact show that intelligence isn't really on the vanguard of human exercise. we're the character we abuse. to set up a reconnection with Nature is to arrive into our Selves, reconnecting with the undying knowledge we every one containbut few certainly are the folks who will permit themselves time for this method. will we take accountability for ourselves, or can we make investments our energy within the legendary they who we think created the mess we're in?"

The e-book is a fantastically written non secular autobiography of the writer and his impressive encounters with the wildlife. Michael is led step by step to a last knowledge, notable in its simplicity and in its message of desire for mankind.

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Mysticism and Sacred Scripture by Steven T. Katz

By Steven T. Katz

This can be the fourth quantity in an influential sequence that provides a uncomplicated revaluation of the character of mysticism. every one presents a set of solicited papers via famous specialists within the research of faith. This new quantity will discover how the good mystics and mystical traditions use, interpret, and reconstruct the sacred scriptures in their traditions.

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Heart without Measure: Gurdjieff Work with Madame de by Ravi Ravindra

By Ravi Ravindra

Center with out degree is a set of excerpts from the journals of Ravi Ravindra, giving a glimpse of the extreme lifestyles and instructing of Madame Jeanne de Salzmann and the Gurdjieff paintings during the eyes of 1 of her students. Ravindra’s account of his conferences, letters and encounters with Madame de Salzmann is deeply intimate, but it's not simply own. His questions, doubts and insights will not be not like our personal. In those reminiscences of a student, we pay attention Madame de Salzmann’s voice; the readability of her belief and the strength of her perception are glaring all through.

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Sacred Scripture and White Horse by Emanuel Swedenborg

By Emanuel Swedenborg

All through his theological writings, Emanuel Swedenborg devotes extra pages to discussing the internal, non secular which means of the Bible than to the other subject. within the brief works Sacred Scripture and White Horse, he presents the religious thought at the back of the verse-by-verse research present in his multivolume works secrets and techniques of Heaven and Revelation Unveiled.

In Sacred Scripture, Swedenborg explains how the interior which means of the Bible pertains to its outer (literal) which means, and he cites quite a few biblical passages to teach how comparable issues emerge many times. He describes specified layers of internal meaning—the heavenly and the spiritual—and indicates how an figuring out of that internal which means strengthens a person’s reference to Deity and with heaven.

White Horse starts with a quick precis of the religious which means of the white horse defined in Revelation 19:11. In shape, what then follows is a sequence of statements concerning the internal which means of the Bible with references to explanatory passages in secrets and techniques of Heaven. despite the fact that, whilst learn in series, these statements also are a concise precis of Swedenborg’s theology of biblical interpretation.

The point of view supplied via those brief works permits the reader to determine throughout the Bible’s clouds of baffling, imprecise, and doubtless inconsistent info to the facility and team spirit of divine love and knowledge in the textual content. scholars or seekers drawn to Swedenborg’s teachings concerning the interrelationship among the religious global and the actual one will locate this quantity a invaluable consultant. Sacred Scripture / White Horse is a part of the hot Century variation of the Works of Emanuel Swedenborg (NCE), an ongoing translation sequence. The NCE sequence contains the newest scholarship and translation criteria for a extra actual and obtainable rendering of Swedenborg’s works.

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“Read opposed to the backdrop of the emergence of upper feedback of the Bible within the eighteenth century, Swedenborg’s emphasis on Scripture’s internal, non secular that means represents a impressive replacement to the historic inquiry that will come to reign in bible study. This new translation supplies us clean entry to a massive bankruptcy within the historical past of biblical interpretation.”

—Joel B. eco-friendly, Professor of latest testomony Interpretation, Fuller Theological Seminary

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Sparks of the Truth: From the Dissertations of Meher Baba by Meher Baba, C. D. Deshmukh

By Meher Baba, C. D. Deshmukh

Twenty robust dissertations at the non secular course, the character of the soul and the which means of lifestyles. Chaptersinclude the sea of fact, Creeds and the internal Path,The marketplace for God, The Give-and-Take of Impressions,Miracles, Reclaiming misplaced Wayfarers, The practise, specific teach of the grasp, The Truth-Individual, The Workof the Divine Hierarchy, secrets and techniques of Divine operating, FromSuffering to Peace and seven extra dissertations.

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