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Mysticism in world religion

Author: Sidney Spencer
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex : Penguin Books, 1963.
Series: Pelican books, A594
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Comparative studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney Spencer
OCLC Number: 154156864
Notes: "A Pelican original"--Cover.
Description: 363 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Mysticism in primitive religions --
Hindu mysticism. The Upanishads ; The Bhagavad gita ; The Vedanta ; Bhakti mysticism --
Buddhist mysticism. The Hinayana and the Mahayana ; Mysticism in the Hinayana ; The mysticism of the Mahayana ; Tantric Buddhism --
Taoist and Confucian mysticism. Taoism ; Mystical elements in Confucianism --
Greek and Hellenistic mysticism. Greek mysticism ; Philo ; The Hermetic movement ; The Gnostics ; The mystery-religions ; Plotinus and Neo-Platonism --
Hebrew and Jewish mysticism. Mysticism in the Old Testament ; Jewish mysticism --
Christian mysticism. Mysticism in the New Testament ; Mysticism in the Eastern Church ; Mysticism in the Western Catholic Church ; Heretical movements in Western Catholic mysticism ; Protestant mysticism --
Islamic mysticism. The growth of Sufism ; Main trends of Sufi teaching --
Mystical religions : a survey of tendencies. The mystics and the nature of reality ; The mystics and pantheism ; Divine immanence and transcendence ; The mystics and the self ; The mystics and the world ; The nature of evil ; The mystics and the moral life ; The mystics and religious orthodoxy.
Series Title: Pelican books, A594
Responsibility: Sidney Spencer.

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