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MYSTICISM

The aim of this module is, firstly, to analyse the phenomenon of mysticism in general and Christian mysticism in particular and, secondly, to discuss the philosophical and methodological issues in the study of mysticism.
MYSTICISM

Time & Location

Time to be announced.
St Augustine College, 53 Ley Rd, Victory Park, Randburg, 2195, South Africa

About the Event

R2 200.00

INSTRUCTOR: 

Dr Sr Judith Coyle 

DURATION & TIME: 

28 September – 2 October 2020, 08h30 – 16h30 (unless otherwise specified)

The aim of this module is, firstly, to analyse the phenomenon of mysticism in general and Christian mysticism in particular and, secondly, to discuss the philosophical and methodological issues in the study of mysticism.

The contents include: Definition of mysticism; Definition of Christian mysticism; Survey of inter-religious mysticism; Mysticism and rationality; Misconceptions concerning mysticism; Theoretical study of mysticism and personal experience; Context and mysticism; Philosophical, theological and cultural determinants of mysticism; Mystical triggers; Mysticism and language; Neurology and mysticism; Mysticism and ethics; Mysticism and ministry; Brief survey of certain mystics, with the emphasis on the Christian tradition.

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