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The Secret Sayings of Jesus Explained.

By: A WESTERN MYSTIC.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Aberdeen: Shiva Publications, 1971.:

Seller ID: 41777


One of a limited edition of 600 copies. "In this readable and exciting essay of ideas, the Gospel of Thomas is explained in terms of a modern Gnostic philosophy...The austere psychology of the Fifth Gospel is remote from the superstitious Messiah-worship of the Synoptic Gospels. It is one of the stimulating and important themes of this workl to reveal just how the editors of those Gospels glossed and devalued the wisdom of Thomas." Pp.67. Blue boards, dustwrapper... View more info

Discourses of Rumi.

By: ARBERRY, Arthur J. (translator).

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Richmond: Curzon Press, 1975. 0700702741:

Seller ID: 44299


"The Whirling Dervishes have intrigued many a traveller to the East, with their amazing display of controlled, mathematically precise movements at varying speeds carried out in an atmosphere of complete serenity,,,Jalal al-Din Rumi (1207-73), the greatest mystical poet of Islam..is said to have founded the Order...the circling (of the Dervishes) opened the way to states of mind where the nature of the world lay revealed. Pp.x/276. Paperback, uneven sunning to spine ... View more info

The Confessions of Venerable Father Augustine Baker, O.S.B., Extracted from a Manuscript Treatise Preserved in the Library of Ampleforth Abbey.

By: BAKER, Augustine/ McCANN, Justin (editor).

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Ltd, 1922.:

Seller ID: 41624


"In this edition of what is truly the autobiography of a mystic, the substance of the 'Secretum' has been rearranged quite freely, the autobiograhical data being assembled in one continuous narrative and only so much of the other matter reproduced as seemed necessary for the understanding of this personal record." Pp.150, bookplate of St Paul's Noviciate, Selly Park, Birmingham to inside front board, and convent inkstamp to front free endpaper, toning to endpape... View more info

The Sixth Sense: Its Cultivation and Use.

By: BRENT, Charles H.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York: B.W.Huebsch, 1911. 0:

Seller ID: 35728


1st edition. The Art of Life Series. "By the Sixth Sense I mean the Mystic Sense, or that inner perceptive faculty which distinguishes man from the highest below him and allies him to the highest above him." Contents include: I.The Sixth Sense; II. In Relation to Health; III. In Relation to Health; IV.In Relation to Thought; V. In Relation to Religion. Pp.105, author's initialed inscription(?) "Walter Ashley from C.H.B. Liverpool 1912" to front free ... View more info

Mysticiam of Now: The Art of Being Alive.

By: CATALA, Rafael.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Colorada: Acropolis Books. 1998.:

Seller ID: 28099


"Reflects Rafael's ardent desire for spiritual growth in himself and in his students". Pp 220. P/b. VG. View more info

Pax Dei. An Approach to Mystical Theology.

By: COWLEY, Patrick.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London:SPCK,1935.:

Seller ID: 4441


1st ed. "The essays in themselves are mainly mystical, but at the same time intended to be practical, and so beneficial to the deepening of the spiritual life." Pp.18/173, owners name to fep, toning to endpapers. Green cloth, d/wrubbed and chipped. G+/G. View more info

The Cell of Self-Knowledge. Early English mystical treatises. (Gill's spiritual classics).

By: CRAWFORD, Charles and GRIFFITHS, John (Translator & Editor).:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. 1981.:

Seller ID: 20008


1st ed. "Rendered into direct modern English, the collection offers a polyphony of medieval spirituality with perennial relevance to the condition of the human spirit before God". Pp 128. Some b/w illustrations. P/b. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

Prayers of the Women Mystics.

By: DE SOLA CHERVIN, Ronda.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Michigan: Servant Publications. 1992.:

Seller ID: 5322


"Journey in prayer with great women mystics and, through the prism of mystical prayer, glimpse their profound intimacy with God." Pp. 255. P/b. VG. View more info

A Manual of Mystical Theology or The Extraordinary Graces of the Supernatural Life Explained.

By: DEVINE, Rev. Arthur.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London: R & T. Washbourne, 1903.:

Seller ID: 41688


1st edition. A companion volume to "A Manual of Ascetical Theology". "The object of mytical theology is to treat of the extraordinary graces of the supernatural life of the soul, and to give the rules for the direction of souls who by the special favour of God are called to perfection by the extraordinary way of mysticism." Pp.xvi/664, owner's bookplate to inside front board,initials to half-title page, webbing showing to inner hinge by half-title page b... View more info

Masters of the Spiritual Life.

By: DRAKE, F.W.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Longmans, Green and Co.,1916.:

Seller ID: 2319


Pp.10/160, frontis.,owners name to fep. Brown cloth,gilt title to spine, slightly rubbed. G+. View more info

A Staircase for Silence.

By: ECCLESTONE. Alan.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 1977. 0232513643:

Seller ID: 8232


1st ed. "The world may well be entering a yet darker age than any known before. The demands laid on the spirituality needed during such a time will be correspondingly greater". Pp.152, owner's name to front free endpaper. Paperback. VG. View more info

Mystics & Heretics in Italy at the End of the Middle Ages. (Translated with an Introduction by Edward Maslin Hulme.)

By: GEBHART, Emile.:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1922.:

Seller ID: 28638


1st translated ed. "I have attempted to study the religious history of Italy during the Middle Ages." Pp. 2883/4 (ads), portrait frontis, ex libris bookplate to verso front board, initial to fep. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. G+. View more info

A Dazzling Darkness. An Anthology of Western Mysticism.

By: GRANT, Patrick.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Fount Paperbacks. 1985. 000626837:

Seller ID: 4865


1st.ed. "This book is essential for all those who wish to study mysticism further, also a magnificent introduction to this great body of literature - and a book that will provide inspiration for every Christian." Pp.366, owners name crossed out to half-title. Pbk. G+. View more info

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Horae Mysticae: A Day Book from the Writings of Mystics from Many Nations.

By: GREGORY, Eleanor C. (compiler).

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: Methuen & Co,1908.:

Seller ID: 42875


The Library of Devotion series. 15cms x 10cms. Pp387, owner's illustrated bookplate(Honor Thomas) to front free endpaper, date to top of front free endpaper, picture of nativity scene pasted to preliminary page, strengthening to inner hinges. Green ribbed cloth, gilt title to spine, minor bumps to corners. G+. View more info

Mysticism of East and West. Studies in Mystical and Moral Philosophy.

By: HARE, William Loftus.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, 1923.:

Seller ID: 43293


1st edition. With an Introduction by J.Estlin Carpenter. Contents includes: I.Religion and the Soul; II.The Age of Perfect Virtue; III.Chinese Egoism; IV.The Origin of Evil; V.The Teachers in the Upanishads; VI.An Outline of the Sankhya Philosophy; VII.Indian Egoism and Materialism; VIII.The Buddha's Personality; IX.Buddhism and War; X.Krishna's Advice to Arjuna; XI.Nirvana; XII.Nietzsche's Critique of Buddhism; XIII.A View of Karma; XIV.The Key to Pythagoras; XV.Sokrate... View more info

The Sanity of Mysticism: A Study of Richard Rolle.

By: HODGSON, Geraldine E.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: Faith Press, 1926.:

Seller ID: 32756


1st ed. Pp.227/3(ads), gift inscription to fep, owners label to inside front board. Brown cloth, gilt title to front and spine. VG. View more info

Mysticism in Religion.

By: INGE, W.R.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Hutchinson's University Library,nd.:

Seller ID: 3285


The Senior series. Pp.168. Red cloth, spine sunned, d/w chipped and front detached from rear. G+/P. View more info

Silent Music. The Science of Meditation.

By: JOHNSTON, William.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: Fontana, 1976. 0006241867:

Seller ID: 7845


2nd impression. "An excellent survey of meditation ... a book for both reference and inspiration, fact and judgement." Pp.190, toning to pages. Pbk. G+. View more info

The Wounded Stag.

By: JOHNSTON, William.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: Fount, 1985. 0006267904:

Seller ID: 11177


"Examines the Old and New Testaments, the Christian mystical tradition, the Eucharist and mystical prayer, and how these can lead to the resolution of the conflict within men's hearts." Pp203, slight toning to pages, owners label to inside front cover. Pbk. G+. View more info

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Introduction to Practical Mysticism.

By: KOENIG, Julian C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: York: Quacks Books, 1998. 0948333863:

Seller ID: 37139


1st edition. The direct experience of God in the context of the contemporary world. Chapters include: What do we mean by God? Do we have a soul? Are we living rightly? The practice of the Presence of God. Pp.65. Bright green laminated card covers. Scarce. VG. View more info