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Beyond Mysticism

James R. Horne (author)

ISBN: 9780919812086

Publication Date: Jan 2006

Format: Paperback

A study of the meaning and the experience of mysticism that is a product of the author's personal interest in mysticism and his reflection, as a philosopher, on some of the philosophical questions raised by mysticism is a "a psychological process which occurs with varying degrees of intensity in everyone's life".
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This study of the meaning and the experience of mysticism is a product of the author's personal interest in mysticism and his reflection, as a philosopher, on some of the philosophical questions raised by mysticism is a "a psychological process which occurs with varying degrees of intensity in everyone's life" and the observation that this process changes the experiencer, the author goes on to discuss such questions as "Can we define mysticism?" and "Can we describe mystical experiences?," "Is mysticism rational?," and "What is the meaning of mystical experience?
Imprint CCSR
Pages 166
Dimensions 229 x 152 x 13
Date Published 30 Jan 2006
Publisher Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Series SR Supplements
Series Part 6
Subject/s Philosophy of religion   Mind, Body, Spirit   Mysticism  
James R. Horne, an Anglican clergyman, is Associate Professor and Chairman of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo. He holds a B.Th. from Huron College and a Ph.D. from Columbia University. His research has included study of the Canadian mystic Richard Maurice Bucke. His articles have appeared in a number of journals, including Studies in Religion / Sciences Religieuses, Dialogue, Religious Studies, Ontario History, and The Journal of Religion.

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