Teaching Mysticism

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

ISBN 10 : 9780199751198
ISBN 13 : 0199751196

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..

Western Mysticism

Pub Date : 2012-04-19 | Author : Dom Cuthbert Butler | Publisher : Courier Corporation

ISBN 10 : 9780486145945
ISBN 13 : 0486145948

Extracts from the writings of three of Western Christianity's most revered teachers of mystical theology express what they themselves wrote and thought about their mysticism...

Mysticism And Madness

Pub Date : 2009-05-21 | Author : Zvi Mark | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781441169389
ISBN 13 : 1441169385

Two hundred years since Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav's demise, his philosophical writings and literary creation remain lively and provocative materials in both Jewish culture and the ..

Teaching Freud

Pub Date : 2003-03-04 | Author : Diane Jonte-Pace Professor of Religious Studies and Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Development Santa Clara University | Publisher : An American Academy of Religion Book

ISBN 10 : 0198035853
ISBN 13 : 9780198035855

As one of the first theorists to explore the unconscious fantasies, fears, and desires underlying religious ideas and practices, Freud con be considered one of the grandparents of ..

The Social Teaching Of The Christian Churches

Pub Date : 1992-01-01 | Author : Ernst Troeltsch | Publisher : Westminster John Knox Press

ISBN 10 : 0664253202
ISBN 13 : 9780664253202

In this landmark work, Ernst Troeltsch offers a history of Christian ethics. This expansive volume relates Christian ethical ideas to the changing structures of church and society ..

The Mysticism Of Everyday

Pub Date : 1991-01-01 | Author : Edward Carter | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 1556124104
ISBN 13 : 9781556124105

Much of the traditional literature and teaching on Christian mysticism focuses on that most special experience of God which the very rare individual enjoys. The current renewal of ..