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The Essential Mysticism

Stanwood Cobb

The Essential Mysticism by Cobb and Stanwood is a comprehensive guide to understanding the mystical traditions of various religions. The book explores the history and teachings of mysticism, including its origins in ancient Greek philosophy and its evolution through Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and Hinduism.The authors delve into the core concepts of mysticism, such as the search for a direct experience of the divine, the nature of reality, and the role of meditation and contemplation. They also discuss the different types of mysticism, including ecstatic, contemplative, and prophetic.The Essential Mysticism provides readers with a clear and accessible introduction to this complex and often misunderstood subject. The authors use examples from the lives of mystics throughout history to illustrate their points and offer practical advice for those interested in pursuing a mystical path.Overall, The Essential Mysticism is an excellent resource for anyone seeking to deepen their spiritual practice or gain a better understanding of the mystical traditions of the world's religions.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 148
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.34in - 0.50lb
  • EAN: 9781428609105
  • Categories: MysticismMetaphysics