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Dictionary of mysticism

Frank Gaynor

Dictionary of mysticism

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Published by Wildwood House in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion -- Dictionaries.,
  • Occultism -- Dictionaries.,
  • Mysticism -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Frank Gaynor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL31 .G32 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4], 210 p. ;
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5254896M
    ISBN 100704501139, 0704501147
    LC Control Number75327992

      The author of the book of Hebrews highlights the active essential role of Scripture in forming our spiritual lives and combating sin: “the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged word, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart” (Heb.


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This book is an expansion of the Westcott Lectures for under the Teape Foundation, which were delivered in Delhi and. Dictionary of mysticism book   From a bestselling Catholic author. A dictionary and reference guide to all aspects of the Catholic mystical life. Terms and explanations to everything mystic and supernatural: the interior life, the way of perfection, states of ecstasy, the dark night of the spirit, the dark night of the Author: Michael Freze.

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Dictionary of Mysticism A collection of brief and concise definitions of hard-to-find and hard-to-define terms used in Religious Mysticism, Esoteric Philosophy, Occultism, Psychical Research, Spiritualism, Alchemy, Astrology, in the Oriental philosophies of Buddhism, Brahmanism, Sufism, Lamaism, Zoroastrianism, Theosophy, Kabbalism.

Terms which are found in Esoteric Philosophy, Occultism, Religious Mysticism, Spiritualism, Alchemy, Psychical Research, and Religious Mysticism are defined.

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As a younger man he was intrigued by Indian mysticism. American English: mysticism. Dictionary of Mysticism and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle.5/5(1).

Explore the world of mysticism and magic with this collection of nearly 3, concise, cross-referenced entries on the people, objects, concepts, and language that make up the esoteric traditions. The dictionary covers the Eastern and the Western worlds; the mythical, the historical, and the contemporary; the familiar and the obscure.

Christian Mysticism. We might begin by noting that in the early s a wide survey of Christian mysticism was somewhat of a novelty. In the standard seminary curriculum there was at least a one-semester cruise through Adolphe Tanquerey’s scholastic manual on asceti-cal theology.

To complicate matters, both primary and secondary. Nevill Drury (1 October – 15 October ) was an English-born Australian editor and publisher, as well as the author of over 40 books on subjects ranging from shamanism and western magical traditions to art, music, and anthropology.

His books have been published in 26 countries and in 19 mater: Sydney University (BA), Macquarie. Mysticism Mys"ti*cism (?), n.

[Cf. mysticisme.] 1. Obscurity of doctrine. (Eccl. Hist.) The doctrine of the Mystics, who professed a pure, sublime, and wholly disinterested devotion, and maintained that they had direct intercourse with the divine Spirit, and aquired a knowledge of God and of spiritual things unattainable by the natural intellect, and such as can not be analyzed or explained.

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the is a useful reference book and a browser's delight. Mysticism definition is - the experience of mystical union or direct communion with ultimate reality reported by mystics.

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In Taylor’s piece, he cites D. Martin’s definition of Christian mysticism as found in The Evangelical Dictionary of Theology: Christian mysticism seeks to describe an experienced, direct, nonabstract, unmediated, loving knowledge of God, a knowing or.

What does mysticism mean. mysticism is defined by the lexicographers at Oxford Dictionaries as Belief that union with or absorption into the Deity or the absolute, or the spiritual apprehension of knowledge inacc.

Mysticism: Kabbalah Kabbalah is a Hebrew term that has many meanings. Its basic meaning is derived from the root QBL, which means to receive, and thus the term means "reception." In rabbinic literature it stands mainly for a tradition that is received orally.

However, beginning in the tenth century, testimonies appeared for a more specific form of Kabbalah: an esoteric tradition dealing. The Dictionay of Mysticism provides concise definitions for over 2, terms used in many philosophies, religions, and doctrines which relate to the influence of the superhuman and supernatural on man's everyday life.

Terms relating to esoteric philosophy, occultism, religious mysticism, spiritualism, alchemy, and psychical research are defined.

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The collection of essays in the volume “Facets of Mysticism” falls in this line of thought. The essays explore different aspects of Mysticism. They delve into mystic expressed in scriptures viz; Vedas, Upanisads, Tantra texts, Puranas, Yogavasistha, etc.

This volume incorporates Mysticism in Saiva, Vaisnava. Define mysticism. mysticism synonyms, mysticism pronunciation, mysticism translation, English dictionary definition of mysticism. Belief in direct experience of transcendent reality or God, especially by means of contemplation and asceticism instead of rational thought.

Occult & Mysticism Dictionary. This Occult & Mysticism dictionary compendium offers you dictionaries and glossaries with detailed explanations and definitions of terms, phrases, acronyms and abbreviations related to Occult & Mysticism.

Dictionary of mysticism. New York, Philosophical Library [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Frank Gaynor. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: pages 24 cm: Reviews.

User-contributed reviews Tags. Add tags for "Dictionary of mysticism.". Be the first. During the 20th century numerous authors have written books on the subject of “mysticism”.

Many universities and theological colleges also offer courses on this subject. I propose, in the first instance to examine the etymology of the word. From Chambers Dictionary of Etymology we learn the following: MYSTIC (ADJECTIVE) occult, secret.

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