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Mysticism and democracy in the English Commonwealth.

Jones, Rufus Matthew

Mysticism and democracy in the English Commonwealth.

by Jones, Rufus Matthew

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Published by Octagon Books .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • England.,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Dissenters, Religious -- England.,
    • Mysticism.,
    • Freedom of religion -- Great Britain.,
    • Seekers (Sect),
    • Great Britain -- Church history -- 17th century.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1649-1660.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBV5077.G7 J6 1965
      The Physical Object
      Pagination184 p.
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5945326M
      LC Control Number65016774
      OCLC/WorldCa296069

      Mysticism, the practice of religious ecstasies (religious experiences during alternate states of consciousness), together with whatever ideologies, ethics, rites, myths, legends, and magic may be related to them. Learn more about mysticism in this article. Mysticism and Democracy in the English Commonwealth Flowering of Mysticism: Friends of God in the Fourteenth Century Series By Rufus M. Jones.

      Mysticism is the belief that people can directly experience God or true reality, rather than through books, ritual or other who practice this are called mystics.. Mystics exist within most religions, though not all people who practice religions are s may experience visions or dreams, or hear God as a voice. Jewish Mysticism, ; The Later Periods Of Quakerism, ; The Life Of Christ, ; Little Book Of Selections From The Children Of The Light, ; The Luminous Trail, ; Mysticism and Democracy in the English Commonwealth, ; New Eyes For Invisibles, ; The New Quest, ; New Studies in Mystical Religion, ; Pathways To The.

      Mysticism and Democracy in the English Commonwealth (; lectures) A Preface to Christian Faith in a New Age () Haverford College: A History and An Interpretation () The Trail of Life in the Middle Years () Re-Thinking Religious Liberalism () The Testimony of the Soul () Spiritual Energies in Daily Life (). From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Related topics: Religion mysticism mys‧ti‧cis‧m / ˈmɪstɪsɪz ə m / noun [uncountable] RR a religious practice in which people try to get knowledge of truth and to become united with God through prayer and meditation Examples from the Corpus mysticism • Naturally, geologists balked at.


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Pages: vii–viii. ISBN (Online): Mysticism is Evelyn Underhill's seminal work on the subject. The book is divided into two parts, "The Mystic Fact" and "The Mystic Way." In the first part Underhill explores the theological, psychological, and philosophical underpinnings of mysticism from a historical perspective/5.

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Caroline Spurgeon Spurgeon Caroline F. in byLiterature E. Mysticism English Paperback. $   Most literature on English Protestant mysticism focuses upon the Quakers, although Jones, Rufus M. in his Spiritual Reformers in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (Boston, ) and his Mysticism and Democracy in the English Commonwealth (Cambridge, Mass., ) explores other mystical by: 8.

Democracy in the English Commonwealth (). Since he does not use the word mysticism in the precise way in which he defined it in the ERE anywhere else in his writings, let us look at these two books to see how Jones means it to be understood.

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The attributes and means by which Christian mysticism is. The best books on mysticism come in two categories: books about Mysticism and books by Great Mystics. Obviously books about mysticism are scholarly erudite tomes trying to understand the meanings of mystical experiences, captured in prose and poet.

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viii An Introduction to Christian Mysticism has set a high standard with his editions of Merton’s novitiate notes Cassian and the Fathers () and Pre-Benedictine Monasti- cism (), and we are now in his debt with An Introduction to Christian Mysticism.

We might begin by noting that in the early s a wide.History Of Mysticism [is a] particularly inspiring publication, a survey from the beginning of time to the present of many of the world's God-realized individuals whose lives, writings, and teachings help direct our own path to of the wonderful things about this book is that it shows how little variance exists among these mystical revelations, regardless of culture, time period, or Cited by: 3.History of Mysticism is, at this time, his magnum and a major work in the field we are longing for now in the curriculum, a comprehensive, non-sectarian, unified theology, or more technically, theological semantics, the study of divinely given meaning which leads to insight into the Truth/5(13).