Paul writes about Love.
The earliest known account of First Vision may not be the one in 1832, but many esoteric accounts in April-June 1829, in the Book of Mormon text itself.
Apostasy (and apocalypse) are two words that could use some closer investigation in our spiritual journey.
A new translation of Joseph Smith's First Vision.
I introduce a new translation of Joseph Smith's First Vision, giving some background to this interpretation of his mystical experience, the nature of translation, its pseudepigraphal nature, how it was done, and more.
Many traditions have a messiah who is thought will come to redeem them and the world. There is perhaps a mystical interpretation of this messianism.
Are we to strive for perfectionism, or are we to realize the wholeness that already exists within our true Self, our essential divine nature?
Is the meaning of scripture fixed, or can it be given new fresh meaning? I think it is much more of the latter than the former.
An addition to the BHT, when Jesus and Simon/Peter converse about the identity of Jesus and of inner revelation. 15 Jesus then said to his followers, "But who do you say that I AM?" 16 Simon replied saying, "You are Christed, the anointed One, an incarnation of the living and breathing God." 17 Then Jesus [...]
Can mysticism or spirituality be transmitted from one person to another? I suggest yes and no.