Posts Tagged ‘Mysticism’

For millennials, mysticism shows a path to their home faiths Comments 0

Thursday, May 16th, 2019
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Anthony Graffagnino describes himself spiritually as both frustrated and curious. A Pentecostal turned Unitarian, the 28-year-old Graffagnino said he’s had his fill with “stale and dead expressions of faith that I saw really doing nothing to better the people around me or the world around me.” Discovering the Christian mystical tradition through the work of Read more

Clergy try mind-altering drugs for scientific research Comments 0

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

When psychologist William Richards looks at religion, he sees mystical experiences everywhere. The same sort of experiences, he reasons, that come from mind-altering drugs. That’s why he’s giving magic mushrooms to religious leaders, for a research project based at Johns Hopkins University and New York University. Continue reading Related Posts:Neuro-research says religion’s good for the brainWho’s Read more

An Inner Music: A book about famous mystics for ordinary people Comments 0

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

An Inner Music will be launched in Wellington at Connolly Hall at 6 pm on Monday 9 May and in Auckland at the Columba Centre at 6 pm on Friday 13 May. It is a user-friendly book on the mystics by well-known Marist priest Craig Larkin. An Inner Music provides an introduction to 20 mystics Read more