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physical phenomena of mysticism

Montague Summers

physical phenomena of mysticism

with especial reference to the stigmata, divine and diabolic.

by Montague Summers

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Published by Rider in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mysticism,
  • Stigmatization

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV5090 .S8 1950
    The Physical Object
    Pagination262 p.
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6066885M
    LC Control Number50004368
    OCLC/WorldCa5048517

    Concomitant mystical phenomena are called ordinary mystical phenomena and are supernatural quoad substantiam; charismatic mystical phenomena are called extraordinary and are supernatural quoad modum [R. She was subsequently marked with the stigmata and died as Abbess in the odour of sanctity A. Mysticism usually centers on practices intended to nurture those experiences. In certain communications received from her with this object, she declared: It has been charged and stated that this publication is being prepared in the interest of what is commonly known as Spiritualism.

    Sometimes they are dim and are slowly recalled and then become very distinct. Moreover, it is possible that certain persons, psychologically so gifted, may enjoy a profound awareness of God that although less physical phenomena of mysticism book than authentic mystical experience, is yet beyond the religious experience of the average believer. Into this latter category would fall numerous Buddhist, Hindu, and other non-Christian "mystics" whose experiences are tentatively explained by some parapsychologists as a psi -function of the human soul [Omez, 20—26; H. My consciousness of these things is to me as real as the experiences of my life upon this earth. The concomitant phenomena vary with the degree of intensity of mystical activity and serve as an indication of the soul's progress in the mystical life, although each soul does not necessarily experience all the concomitant phenomena or even all the phenomena proper to a given stage, for mystical activity is the work of God, who can lead souls as He will.

    It is certain that the abnormal and highly sensitized type of mind which we call mystical does frequently, but not always, produce or accompany strange and inexplicable modifications of the physical organism with which it is physical phenomena of mysticism book. One remarkable feature during all these years she has been confined to her bed is that she has never been afflicted with bedsores, although her right hip, from constant pressure, is flattened, and the flesh is gone, so that the bone is merely covered by the integument. Beard is pulled, etc. The Neoplatonic tradition, which undergirds Sufismthe Kabbalaand Western esotericism, regards physical phenomena as lower manifestations of realities that are spiritual at higher levels of being. It only dies that it may live again.


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But knowledge of the secrets of another's heart may be conjectured by the devil and transmitted to a person, or they may be surmised by a deluded individual who takes his conjectures to be supernatural illuminations.

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The supernatural is not here in question, except in so far as we are inclined to give that name to natural phenomena which we do not understand.

Similar falls had occurred many times previously when she had been left unattended. Possessed like other men of powers of feeling, thought, and will, it is essential that his love and his determination, even more than his thought, should be set upon Transcendent Reality.

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He noted that she "had a vigorous, stocky build throughout most of this time, and all reason tells us that it would be impossible to survive so long without food or drink. She could neither take nourishment nor utter a sound.

For Western rational mystics, conformance with nous took the form of pursuing philosophical knowledge and, in some cases, its technological implementation, as in medicine or alchemy.

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