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.
A tradition of a "heavenly book" runs through many traditions, including Mormonism with its "gold plates." What spiritual reality might these traditions be pointing to?
I created a graphic to better illustrate the evolution (or devolution) from mysticism to religion to politics, and back again, as originally modeled by David Steindl-Rast.