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Mystical Christianity - Beyond Doctrine - Beyond Denomination

A Journey into the Heart of God

by Joseph B. Lumpkin

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Published by Authorhouse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian theology,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Christianity - Theology - General,
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11686992M
    ISBN 101410704254
    ISBN 109781410704252
    OCLC/WorldCa55117803

    Mysticism is an attempt to commune with God experientially and to find spiritual understanding beyond the pages of the Bible by means of Roman Catholic monastic practices. There are three characteristics of this mysticism: First, mysticism emphasizes a direct experience of God. Christianity - Christianity - Western Catholic Christianity: The founder of Latin Christian mysticism is Augustine, bishop of Hippo (–). In his Confessions Augustine mentions two experiences of “touching” or “attaining” God. Later, in the Literal Commentary on Genesis, he introduced a triple classification of visions—corporeal, spiritual (i.e., imaginative), and intellectual.

      As St. John Paul II and Pope Benedict taught, we are not a “religion of the book.” We need to worship at the Holy Mass, and hear and not only read the sacred words, so that the Savior can reach our hearts through his action in his Mystical Body: through gestures, through song, through signs of peace, through sacred images, through sights. However, the search for new voices that were previously pushed to the margins combined with a decreased emphasis on right doctrine sometimes affords a central role in a theological conversation to those who are only, according to traditional categories, marginally Christian David Hallman notes his desire to resource ecotheology, even beyond.

    Mysticism is the practice of religious ecstasies (religious experiences during alternate states of consciousness), together with whatever ideologies, ethics, rites, myths, legends, and magic may be related to them. It may also refer to the attainment of insight in ultimate or hidden truths, and to human transformation supported by various practices and experiences. We must move beyond the intellect, beyond doctrine, and beyond words to a deeper union with God. Their writings contain rather complex discussions on the nature of being and share common themes of universality, mystical union with God through contemplation (wordless .


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Mystical Christianity - Beyond Doctrine - Beyond Denomination by Joseph B. Lumpkin Download PDF EPUB FB2

: Mystical Christianity - Beyond Doctrine - Beyond Denomination: A Journey into the Heart of God (): Lumpkin, Joseph B.: BooksAuthor: Joseph B. Lumpkin. "Mystic Christianity" is a totally different prospective from the traditional exoteric view of the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. It focuses on the hidden wisdom in the life and teachings of Jesus which bear close resemblence to the teachings of eastern mysticism.

This book is provocative, very informative and I would highly recommend it.4/5(69). Mystical Christianity - Beyond Doctrine - Beyond Denomination: A Journey into the Heart of God. An beautiful and insightful book on mystic Christianity by William Atkinson under the pseudonym of Yogi Ramacharaka.

An amazing resource for wisdom and serenity/5. Beyond Christianity draws on rich ethnographic work in a Religious Science church in Oakland, California, to illuminate the ways a group of African Americans has adapted a religion typically thought of as white to fit their needs and by: 3.

Covering geopolitics and biopolitics and the matter of enfleshed resistance, Beyond the Doctrine of Man offers a challenge to theology from many sides, but a challenge it is meant to rise to, not buckle under.

This is a remarkable book offering depth of academic analysis presented in an accessible manner. BEYOND CONCEPT” (The Asian Journal of Thomas Merton, edition, p. Christianity Today says that young evangelicals are tired of “traditional Christianity” and want “a renewed encounter with God” that goes BEYOND “DOCTRINAL DEFINITIONS” (“The Future Lies in the Past,” Christianity Today, Feb.

My prayer is that Christian leaders will come to see it this way, and thus love the church by counting open theism beyond the bounds of orthodox Christian teaching.” —From the Foreword by John Piper “We have prepared this book to address the issue of boundaries and, we pray, bring some remedy to the present and impending pain of embracing.

Young’s book is predicated on the idea that God speaks through Christ beyond Scripture. This effectively erases the boundaries between orthodoxy and heresy.

A mystical voice that may or may not be God becomes the foundation of faith rather than Scripture alone. Young claims that these voices are not equal to Scripture. The most famous book in Jewish Mystical Tradition.

This Roman emperor legalized Christianity as a legitimate religion in the empire with the Edict of Milan in CE. is no such thing as evil, and even in thy whole creation taken as a whole, there is not; because there is nothing from beyond it that can burst in and destroy the order.

This idea of “going beyond” the Bible is intrinsic to much mystic thought. However, it potentially violates both the doctrine of “Scripture alone” and “faith alone,” opting instead for an experience of God that transcends the typical restraints of Scripture.

Through the use of paraphrase, 'The Message' was 'crafted' to present the doctrines of mysticism to the Christian church in order to seduce it into occultism and the New Age Movement.

Those readers who recognize mystical/occult terminology, will definitely get "the message" Mr. Peterson is seeking to convey within his Bible version. The driving force behind The Mystical as Political is the doctrine of theosis.

As Papanikolaou makes clear, this is a doctrine that is central to the Eastern Orthodox understanding of Christianity. However, he reorients the idea from becoming divine to the communion that takes place between the divine and s: 6. Books on metaphysical topics can be deadly dull, so I opened this volume with some trepidation.

But Professor Needleman is a skillful author and by writing in the first person he quickly engages the reader in his search to find the “lost essence” of s: Beyond Theology by Alan Watts takes a look at Christianity from the context of Hinduism.

It contains a clear explanation of what Christianity teaches. This book /5(9). Mystic Christianity. but demonstrate beyond question that even during the first five centuries after Christ these learned men had for the basis of their writings little more substantial than folklore and hearsay.

To the easy believer everything is possible and there are no problems. He also notes that the doctrine of the crucifixion was. This present book, a portable collection of Christian monastic wisdom, is only a very small edition of the vast amount of teachings that exist and are still used in the monasteries of the Eastern Christian world.

The headings are mine; the indented text is from the book. True religion is not based on external authority. The idea of liberal theology is nearly three centuries old. In essence, it is the idea that Christian theology can be genuinely Christian without being based upon external authority.

Evelyn Underhill (6 December – 15 June ) was an English Anglo-Catholic writer and pacifist known for her numerous works on religion and spiritual practice, in particular Christian mysticism. In the English-speaking world, she was one of the most widely read writers on such matters in the first half of the 20th century.

doctrine, beyond theology. Spencer Burke of the OOze says: “A move away from intellectual Christianity is essential. We must move to the mystical” (Emerging Churches, p.

Observe that he contrasts mysticism with the intellect. Mysticism tries to reach beyond that which can be understood with. Download The Christian Book Of Mystical Verse ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, While the term "mystic" may have connotations that reach beyond traditional Christian thinking, it actually refers to a common spiritual experience that unites anyone who has fellowship with God.

Religion The Christian Book Of Mystical Verse.“Christian” mysticism emphasizes finding spiritual insight beyond thought and doctrine. “Christian” mysticism accepts extra-biblical dreams, visions, and insights as revelations from God.

The foundation of the Charismatic, and Third Wave movements is firmly rooted in these three characteristics of “Christian” mysticism.In A Companion to Jesuit Mysticism, Robert A. Maryks provides thirteen unique essays discussing the Jesuit mystical tradition, a somewhat neglected aspect of Jesuit historiography that stretches as far back as the order’s co-founder, Ignatius of Loyola, his spiritual visions at Manresa, and ultimately the mystical perspective contained in his Spiritual Exercises.