Essentials of Mysticism

10/11/2013 10:03

by Evelyn Underhill

What are the true essentials of mysticism? When we have stripped off those features which some mystics accept and others reject — all that is merely due to tradition, temperament or unconscious allegorism — what do we find as the necessary, abiding and essential character of all true mystical experience? The question is really worth asking. For some time, much attention has been given to the historical side of mysticism, and some — much less — to its practice. [Read more] ...