Dialectics and the Sublime in Underhill's Mysticism

Dialectics and the Sublime in Underhill's Mysticism

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This book represents a study of Evelyn Underhilla€™s premier work on mysticism, using Hegela€™s dialectics and Kanta€™s theory of the sublime as interpretive tools. It especially focuses on two prominent features of Underhilla€™s text: the description of the mystical life as one permeated by an intense love between the mystic and infinite reality, and the detailed delineation of stages of mystical development. Given these two features, the text lends itself to a construction of a valuable discourse predicated on dialecticism, sublimity, and mysticism. The book also articulates a number of insights into the content and nature of the writings of Christian mystics.New York: Paulist Press. Otto, Rudolf. 1917/1950. The Idea of the Holy: An Inquiry into the Non-Rational Factor in the Idea of the Divine and Its Relation to the Rational. Trans. ... Poulan, R.P. Aug. 1901/1910. Graces of Interior Prayer. Trans.

Title:Dialectics and the Sublime in Underhill's Mysticism
Author:Peter Chong-Beng Gan
Publisher:Springer - 2015-04-29


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