Reality And Mystical Experience

Pub Date : 2008-03-05 | Author : F. Samuel Brainard | Publisher : Penn State Press

ISBN 10 : 9780271030210
ISBN 13 : 0271030216

Responding to our modern disillusionment with any claims to absolute truth regarding morality or reality, this book offers a conceptual approach for discussing absolutes without de..

Tibetan Buddhism And Mystical Experience

Pub Date : 2015-07-01 | Author : Yaroslav Komarovski | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 9780190244903
ISBN 13 : 0190244909

"This book links Tibetan Buddhist polemics regarding the realization of ultimate reality with contemporary debates around mystical experience. Komarovski demonstrates how the reali..

Philosophy Of Mysticism

Pub Date : 2016-03-23 | Author : Richard H. Jones | Publisher : SUNY Press

ISBN 10 : 9781438461199
ISBN 13 : 1438461194

A comprehensive exploration of the philosophical issues raised by mysticism. This work is a comprehensive study of the philosophical issues raised by mysticism. Mystics claim to ex..

Mysticism

Pub Date : 1996 | Author : Denise Lardner Carmody | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 0195088190
ISBN 13 : 9780195088199

Defining the mystical experience in terms of a direct encounter with ultimate reality, an examination of the mystical experience as it has been found in six major world religions i..

A River Flows From Eden

Pub Date : 2009-06-29 | Author : Melila Hellner-Eshed | Publisher : Stanford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0804776245
ISBN 13 : 9780804776240

In the Zohar, the jewel in the crown of Jewish mystical literature, the verse "A river flows from Eden to water the garden" (Genesis 2:10) symbolizes the river of divine plenty tha..

Teaching Mysticism

Pub Date : 2011-12-16 | Author : William B. Parsons | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780190208639
ISBN 13 : 0190208635

The term ''mysticism'' has never been consistently defined or employed, either in religious traditions or in academic discourse. The essays in this volume offer ways of defining wh..