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From Contemplation to Ecstasy: A Mystic's Journey
     

From Contemplation to Ecstasy: A Mystic's Journey

by Robert Johnson
 
The author's personal account of his struggles and discoveries on the way to mystical experience, first as a young Roman Catholic Seminarian, then as a Monk of the Roman Catholic Order of the Carthusians. The reflections continue to follow the journey from youthful dedication to the religious vocation, through genuine experiences of contemplation. These lead to full

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The author's personal account of his struggles and discoveries on the way to mystical experience, first as a young Roman Catholic Seminarian, then as a Monk of the Roman Catholic Order of the Carthusians. The reflections continue to follow the journey from youthful dedication to the religious vocation, through genuine experiences of contemplation. These lead to full ecstatic breakthroughs and sometimes last for days on end. Theological thoughts are interspersed with the spiritual and mystical development that forms the core of these pages. Finally the book treats the nature of Enlightenment, Mystical Union with God and then in a final chapter addresses the issue of Beyond Enlightenment. Thoughts on the "God of my Experience" compete this fascinating journey into the mind beyond.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781466319950
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
09/08/2011
Pages:
122
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.26(d)

Meet the Author

Robert M Johnson PhD entered a Roman Catholic Minor Seminary at the age of 13. He subsequently went on to join a 900 year old religious order in France at age 19. At age 32 he left the Order and the Roman Catholic Priesthood, spending the next 20 years sharing his experience of Mysticism with others through lectures and classes of Yoga, Meditation and self improvement. This book was written as a manifesto of his journey through Mysticism and Spirituality.

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