Carl McColman's 108 Mystics: The Essential Guide to Seers, Saints and Sages PDF

By Carl McColman

ISBN-10: 1781808414

ISBN-13: 9781781808412

This is a straightforward and almost certainly life-changing creation to the knowledge teachings of 108 of the best mystics within the Western culture. McColman's premise is that all of us want lecturers and partners to aid us in constructing wealthy inside lives.

It celebrates the common energy and knowledge of the lessons of the mystics, highlighting the ways that their phrases will help somebody locate better love, goal and a deeper experience of God's presence.

McColman organizes the mystics into 9 different types: visionaries, confessors, fanatics, poets, saints, heretics, knowledge keepers, soul-friends and unitives, and he covers quite a lot of mystics together with Martin Luther King, Hildegard of Bingen, Julian of Norwich, Dag Hammarskjold and C.S. Lewis, plus Evelyn Underhill, Simone Weil, Thomas Merton and Bede Griffiths.

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