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Practical Mysticism

Practical Mysticism

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by Evelyn Underhill
     
 

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Noted authority explains in simple, direct language how the practice of mysticism can raise spiritual consciousness, resulting in a better grasp of reality, improvements in efficiency and problem-solving skills, as well as a better reconciliation of duties and ideals to the ordinary demands of daily existence.

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Noted authority explains in simple, direct language how the practice of mysticism can raise spiritual consciousness, resulting in a better grasp of reality, improvements in efficiency and problem-solving skills, as well as a better reconciliation of duties and ideals to the ordinary demands of daily existence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780525470496
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
04/29/1960
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

A poet, novelist, and well known writer on mysticism, Evelyn Underhill was born in 1875. She was educated privately and at King's College for Women, London, of which she later became first an Honorary Fellow and then a Fellow. She was also an Honorary Doctor of Divinity of the University of Aberdeen. In 1921 she was Upton Lecturer on the Philosophy of Religion at Manchester College, Oxford. Among Miss Underhill's most notable books are The Spiritual Life, Practical Mysticism, The Mystic Way, and Meditations Based on Our Lord's Prayer.

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I discovered this little treasure while resershing for a book I'm presently wirting. I judge a good book by these three things: One, it confirms that which I have come to know through life experience. Two, it leads me further on the path and three it leaves me desiring more. This little book with its 86 power packed pages satisfys all three. Even if one does not think his or herself to be practicing to become a mystic, no matter what religion, this is a practical guide to discovering Spirit at new and higher levels. I highly recommend this little gem to all who are seeking to understand life in a much broader, richer and more meaningful way.