In Mysticism After Modernity, Don Cupitt argues that the extensive modern literature about mysticism has rested upon a mistake - the belief that there can be meaningful experience prior to language.
|Series:||Religion and Spirituality in the Modern World Series|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.48(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
Don Cuppitt was, for over 25 years, dean of Emmanuel College Cambridge. He has become known for his many controversial books and television programs, including The Sea of Faith. He has recently retired in order study and write full time.
Table of Contents
Introduction: The Mysticism of Secondariness.
1. The Modern Construction of Mysticism and ReligiousExperience.
2. Theories of Mysticism in Modernity.
3. Dogmatic Theology is an Ideology of Absolute SpiritualPower.
4. Mysticism is a Kind of Writing.
5. How Mystical Writing Produces Religious Happiness.
6. The Politics of Mysticism.
7. Mystical Writing was the Forerunner of Deconstruction andRadical Theology.