A mystical experience of a boy in 1939 Wisconsin remarkably resembles many other such "First Vision" experiences in history.
Does mysticism mandate theism? Or can one be an atheistic mystic? Is mysticism either theistic or atheistic, or something else?
Is it possible for us, as finite beings, to experience the Infinite? How?
A famous quote from St. Augustine's Confessions, newly translated.
I am skeptical of the traditional paranormal interpretations, but I do think there is something profoundly real in this phenomena, but it is that which we cannot ever openly demonstrate.
An exploration of questions proposed to mysticism as a potential source of solutions to the mind-body problem.
We often have a literal conception of Jesus' return, but the spiritual-mystical realization infinitely outshines it.
The experience of God is not all joy and laughter. It has often been terrifying to those who experience it. Why?
We will be discussing how we may reinterpret the ideas of Mormonism (and Christianity) in the light of classic mysticism, interspirituality, modern science, psychology, and other progressive and constructive approaches.
I suggest that Joseph realized Christ in himself in his First Vision, and I think this can be seen in many details in his accounts.