On Lineages and Transmissions of Mystical Knowledge and Spiritual Power

Can mysticism or spirituality be transmitted from one person to another? I suggest yes and no.

Was Joseph Smith intentionally deceitful or lying about the “Gold Plates”? A Mystical View

If Joseph made the plates he had in his possession, then didn't he lie in saying otherwise? Maybe there is more to it, which ties into the mystical nature of his visions.

Is There Any Way that the Book of Mormon is “Historical”? A Mystical & Perennialist Perspective

Yes, actually, I think there is a Way. But it's perhaps not the Way that most people think, desire, or hope, but I suggest it is Divine.

The LDS “Prophet” Shares 5 “Absolute Truths”? My Commentary

President Russell M. Nelson of the LDS Church shared 5 "absolute truths" a few days ago, and I comment on where I think he was right, and where I believe he was unfortunately mistaken.

“Mystical Morality is Relative, not Absolute,” my dog said

Does morality change with each culture, community, time, place, and situation? Or does it remain fixed for all eternity? Do I have a "bad dog"?

When Myths turn from “True” to “False” and a New Mysticomodern Myth

Mythologies run in cycles. We may be in the middle of a massive paradigm shift in the myths which point to our deepest meaning and identity in the cosmos.

Eight Points of Agreement of Perennial Wisdom from Contemplatives of Eight World Religions

In the 1980s there was a group of contemplatives from several different religions that gathered to dialogue, and they came up with eight points of perennial wisdom that they seemed to share in their experience of an Ultimate Reality.

Transmorality in Mysticism

Is there something beyond traditional moral notions of right and wrong? Is there a higher Law that transcends all other laws? Mysticism has something to say about that.

Science versus Spirituality? A False Dualism

In the debate between science (or materialism) and spirituality, there are few who embrace both sides of the coin, who can see that they are One.