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Evelyn Underhill

Drawing on sources from all over the world, the author provides an in-depth and comprehensive exploration of humanity’s mystical experience. It defines mysticism from different perspectives and explores the stages of mystic consciousness from the self to the union with the Absolute.

  • Publication date: April 1, 1993
  • ISBN: 9781851680771
  • RRP: £7.95
  • Pages: 542

Evelyn Underhill

Evelyn Underhill, a novelist and poet, published her first book in 1902 but her growing interest in mysticism led in 1911 to her greatest work, Mysticism. This classic text immediately established Underhill as the leading writer in the field, and she continued her work by writing many more significant and acclaimed books and essays. In 1921 she became Upton Lecturer in the Philosophy of Religion at Manchester College, and was the firt woman to give a series of lectures on theology at Oxford.

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