The recent film Bliss depicts a core philosophy in mysticism, which is the unity of opposites, and the knowability of those opposites.
The Mysticism of Frozen II: Part 4, Into the Unknown
One of the major themes in Disney's Frozen II is the journey into the unknown, which is a common element of the mystical journey into communion with the Divine.
Is it possible to “know” an Absolute, like God?
Is the human mind capable of comprehending any absolute? I suggest no. And yet, there is a way of "knowing" the Absolute.
The Speed of Light in the Vacuum of Consciousness
What can contemplation tell us about the speed of light or causality? Perhaps a lot, even All.
The Downside of the Experience of God
The experience of God is not all joy and laughter. It has often been terrifying to those who experience it. Why?
The Nondual Scientific and Mystical Reality of our Self
Transcending dualism back to the nondual unity of the One, of the Singularity, is something which we may approach from scientific, philosophical, and mystical perspectives.
Postmodernism and the Absolute in Mysticism
Is there an Absolute? Postmodernism says no. But perhaps there is more nuance to reality.
The Tension between Absolute Knowing and Mystical Uncertainty
Can we know anything absolutely? Is there an absolute objective truth out there? What does mysticism say about this?
Only God Knows God?
Does a mystic know God? We usually think a mystic is a person who unites or merges or at-ones with God or Ultimate Reality, and comes to know these intimately. But this is perhaps not quite accurate. Maybe the mystic is not the ego, not the personal identity, not the psychological self, not the particular [...]
David Bentley Hart on "How Can We Know God?"
David Bentley Hart (b. 1965) is described as "an American polymath whose work encompasses a wide range of subjects and genres. A prolific essayist, he has written on topics as diverse as art, literature, religion, philosophy, film, baseball, and politics. He is also a writer of fiction." Religiously speaking, he is a "convert from high-church Anglicanism [...]