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Mysticism In the Daode Jing

Gary D. DeAngelis, Warren G. Frisina, and Gary D. DeAngelis

in Teaching the Daode Jing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195332704
eISBN:
9780199868155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332704.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This essay outlines the way Gary D. DeAngelis employs the DDJ in a course on comparative mysticisms. Beginning with Ninian Smart's definition of mystical experience as a “state of consciousness where ... More


Teaching the Graduate Seminar in Comparative Mysticism: A Participatory Integral Approach

Jorge N. Ferrer

in Teaching Mysticism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199751198
eISBN:
9780199918782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751198.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes a critical-participatory pedagogy used in a doctoral seminar on the comparative study of mysticism taught at the California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco. The ... More


From “Comparative Mysticism” to “New Age Spirituality”: Teaching New Age as Raw Materials of Religion

Steven J. Sutcliffe

in Teaching Mysticism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199751198
eISBN:
9780199918782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751198.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The “new age” has been both difficult to specify and tricky to theorize in the standard terms of the academic study of religion. This chapter begins by looking at how elements of the new age stack up ... More


Beyond Perennialism and Constructivism: Sri Ramakrishna’s Manifestationist Model of Mystical Experience

Ayon Maharaj

in Infinite Paths to Infinite Reality: Sri Ramakrishna and Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190868239
eISBN:
9780190868260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868239.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter draws upon Sri Ramakrishna’s teachings and mystical testimony in order to develop a new conceptual framework for understanding the nature of mystical experience. In recent analytic ... More


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