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By Louise Nelstrop,Simon D. Podmore

’Mystical theology’ has constructed via more than a few meanings, from the hidden dimensions of divine value within the community’s interpretation of its scriptures to the a lot later ’science’ of the soul’s ascent into communion with God. The thinkers and questions addressed during this ebook attracts us into the guts of a classy, appealing, and infrequently tantalisingly unfinished dialog, carrying on with over centuries and infrequently brushing allusively into parallel matters in different religions. elevating basic concerns of epistemology, illustration, metaphysics, and divine fact, members technique the paranormal from postmodern, feminist, sociological and ancient views via thinkers reminiscent of Meister Eckhart, Thomas Aquinas, Catherine of Siena, Ignatius of Loyola, William James, Evelyn Underhill, Ernst Troeltsch, Rudolf Otto, Jacques Derrida, Jean-Luc Marion and Jean-Louis Chrétien. Medieval and early glossy radical prophetic ways also are explored. This booklet contains new essays by way of Sarah Apetrei, Tina Beattie, Raphel Cadenhead, Oliver Davies, Philip Endean, Brian FitzGerald, Ann Loades, George Pattison, Simon D. Podmore, Joel D.S. Rasmussen, and Johannes Zachhuber.

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