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The Practice of Christian Mysticism

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Summary

Far from being silly gibberish masquerading as some higher form of intelligence, mysticism simply admits that we can know and act on apprehensions of truth that are above human intellect. Such an approach was the fundamental frame of reference for most of humanity for thousands of years. In general, only in the West is this approach disparaged. More to the point, the ancient Hebrew people and Jesus Himself used a mystical approach. Christian Mysticism accepts that biblical revelation comes down to us from a totally different realm of existence, and that the teachings of Jesus are best understood in light of that ancient Hebrew mystical approach to knowledge. Such an approach informs a more accurate Christian belief.

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