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By Peter Chong-Beng Gan

This e-book represents a examine of Evelyn Underhill’s most effective paintings on mysticism, utilizing Hegel’s dialectics and Kant’s thought of the chic as interpretive instruments. It particularly makes a speciality of admired positive aspects of Underhill’s textual content: the outline of the paranormal existence as one permeated through an excessive love among the mystic and limitless truth, and the distinctive delineation of phases of mystical improvement. Given those positive aspects, the textual content lends itself to a building of a priceless discourse predicated on dialecticism, sublimity, and mysticism. The booklet additionally articulates a few insights into the content material and nature of the writings of Christian mystics.

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