The Essential Mystics paperback edition is a thorough and accessible introduction to the mystic tradition. In this eclectic compilation of mystical writings, Harvey transports the reader through the ecstatic and visionary worlds of Taoism, Buddhism, Judaism, Greek philosophy and goddess worship, Islamic Sufism, and Christianity. Interwoven throughout is the theme of the absolute importance of the sacred feminine in all religious traditions. The Essential Mystics is essential reading for scholars, spiritual seekers, and anyone who wants to see the world through the eyes of the great mystic visionaries.
Andrew Harvey has taught at Oxford University, Cornell University, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, The California Institute of Integral Studies, and the University of Creation Spirituality as well as the at various spiritual centers throughout the United States. He was the subject of the 1993 BBC film documentary "The Making of a Modern Mystic" and appears also in "Rumi Turning Ecstatic" and "The Consciousness of the Christ: Reclaiming Jesus for A New Humanity."
Andrew Harvey is Founder/Director of the Institute of Sacred Activism.Binding Type:
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