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Mystical experience and religious doctrine

an investigation of the study of mysticism in world religions

by Philip C. Almond

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Published by Mouton in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mysticism -- Study and teaching -- History,
  • Mysticism -- Comparative studies,
  • Experience (Religion) -- Comparative studies,
  • Religions

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [193]-197.

    StatementPhilip C. Almond.
    SeriesReligion and reason ;, 26
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL625 .A43 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 197 p. ;
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3201230M
    ISBN 109027931607
    LC Control Number83105417

    Rufus Jones (–) was arguably the foremost Quaker scholar, writer, and advocate of opening to mystical experience as a central practice among Friends. He built on foundations laid by Meister Eckhart, the anonymous author of The Cloud of Unknowing, William James, and many other Christian mystics—people who had had direct experiences. Fr. Johnston's book is the most modern and comprehensive text on Christian mystical theology to be found anywhere, east or west. Nothing else like it in print. If you want to understand the landscape of Christian contemplative prayer, this is the book to s:

    A variety of experiences are regularly submitted to the Mystical Experience Registry. A friend gave me the book "Practicing His Presence" about Brother Lawrence and I understood every feeling that he decribes so beautifully. religious person, however, I had studied Zen, Buddhism, Taoism, meditation for my own inner work and soul search. Page 79 note 1 See my ‘Mystical Experience’, in Sophia, vol. i, no. i (April, ), pp. 19 ff., discussing the distinction between experience and interpretation as .

      To my way of thinking, the difference between a Religious Experience and a Mystical Experience can be outlined by the schools of Vedantic thought. In a Religious Experience, one is still separate from God. They still worship God and find their own personal association with their 'deity of choice' and we call that Dvaita or Duality. Revelation as Religious Experience. that sees divine revelation precisely in the moments of intense religious awareness, whether of mystical union or devotional ecstasy. Hick has expounded this notion particularly in connection with his philosophy of religious pluralism, as we shall see. But already, in his first book Faith and.


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Mystical Experience and Religious Doctrine: An Investigation of the Study of Mysticism in World Religions Philip C. Almond Walter de Gruyter, - Religion - pages. Mystical Experience and Religious Doctrine (Religion & Reason) [Almond, Philip C.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Mystical Experience and Religious Doctrine (Religion & Reason)Cited by: A religious experience (sometimes known as a spiritual experience, sacred experience, or mystical experience) is a subjective experience which is interpreted within a religious framework.

The concept originated in the 19th century, as a defense against the growing rationalism of Western society. William James popularised the concept. Many religious and mystical traditions see religious. As from an empirical point of view, we may confront ourselves with concerns regarding the nature of mystical experience and its relationship with other forms of religious and non-religious.

Introduction to Mystical Religious Experiences: The very personal, direct experience of God -- when the barriers between the human being and God's Universe dissolve -- is termed a mystical religious the Hebrew Scriptures and the New Testament tell of.

Religious experience is also to be distinguished from mystical experience. Although there is obviously a close connection between the two, and mystical experiences are religious experiences, not all religious experiences qualify as mystical.

Almond, P. Mystical experience and religious doctrine: An investigation of the study of mysticism in world : Mouton Publishers.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Part one: Mystical experience and its interpretation: some current theories --The thesis of the unity of all religions: the theory of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan --The varietis of mystical experience: the theory of R.C.

Zaehner --The mystical, the numinous, and. Mystical Experience and Religious Doctrine An Investigation of the Study of Mysticism in World Religions Mystical Experience and its Interpretation Some Current Theories The Varieties of Mystical Experience: The Theory of R.C.

Zaehner. Pages Get Access to Full Text. The Mystical, the Numinous, and Religious Traditions: The. This age-of-the-sage page will consider mystical experiences that are associated with the religious mysticism that lies at the very heart of the teachings of the World's Great Religions.

William James book ' The Varieties of Religious Experience ' () is the most well known treatment of such mystical experiences from the western point-of-view.

Introduction to the Mystical Experiences of Jesus: As a religious experience researcher for the past 20 years, I have long asserted that the religious / transpersonal / mystical experiences of Jesus related in the New Testament Gospels were no different than those of the rest of us, except in degree.

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[Philip C Almond]. The very personal, direct experience of God — when the barriers between the human being and God’s Universe dissolve — is termed a mystical religious experience. Both the Hebrew Scriptures and the New Testament tell of many who were immersed in the Spirit of God.

Within their pages, we are allowed to share the visions of God through the. Define Mystical experience. Mystical experience synonyms, Mystical experience pronunciation, Mystical experience translation, English dictionary definition of Mystical experience.

any of various forms of philosophical or religious thought claiming a mystical insight into the divine nature and natural phenomena. In that book. The Book of Mystical Chapters The Esoteric Spiritual Doctrine of the Early Christian Monks and Ascetical Teachers of the East Introduction The early Christian monks formed an international society that flourished in all the Greek territories of the late Roman empire, as well as in Syria.

Mystical experience as a proof for the existence of God has both a strong element in its favor and a strong weakness against it.

Traditionally the mystical experience involves a realization of the One being all, and the All being one. This is a pantheistic view of 'God', i.e.

that God is all and all is God. At the Institute for Mystical Experience Research and Education (IMERE), we are dedicated to empirical research on mystical experiences. Our mission is to advance the creation, communication, and application of mystical experience knowledge to help unite people throughout the world and to assist individuals in their spiritual growth.

Poetic experience is distinct in nature from mystical experience. Because poetry emanates from the free creativity of the spirit,it is from the very start oriented toward expression, and terminates in a word proffered, it wants to speak; whereas mystical because it emanates from the deepest longing of the spirit bent on knowing, tends of itself toward silence and internal fruition.

Religious doctrine cannot be empirically proven, nor can it be defended on empirical grounds, by invoking the transcendent God. A fundamentalist's claim that he reads the "literal" truth of.

Experience Mystical Experience Tuesday, Janu In the early s, Jesuit Karl Rahner () stated that if Western Christianity did not rediscover its mystical foundations, we might as well close the doors of the churches because we had lost the primary reason for our existence.

Now don’t let the word “mystic” scare you. It Continue Reading Mystical Experience. Philosophy of Religion: Chapter 5 Arguments for the Existence of God: Experience: Section 4.

Mystical Experiences: If the heart of religion is in the religious experience, then at the heart of all religious traditions are those experiences in which individuals not only encounter the supernatural but experience a total loss of self and loss of individuality and are in union with the divine, the.Religious doctrines and ideas are quite distinct from mystical experience.

Religious experience has its roots and center in mystical states of consciousness. Religious experience is closely associated with the best therapeutic results.

Return to nature is an important aspect of the psychedelic experience.How is religious experience to be identified, described, analyzed and explained? Is it independent of concepts, beliefs, and practices? How can we account for its authority?

Under what conditions might a person identify his or her experience as religious? Wayne Proudfoot shows that concepts, beliefs, and linguistic practices are presupposed by the rules governing this identification of an.