Mysticism - Schools of Mysticism
(8,372 words)

Part of Mysticism:

1. Nature and History

2. Schools of Mysticism

A. English Mysticism

English mysticism flourished in the 14th century (as did German mysticism), but was not confined to one particular school; its representatives were mostly solitaries with their own individual points of view. English mysticism is distinguished by a rather sober and practical approach, given neither to metaphysical specul…

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Hilda Graef, Albert Deblaere, Paul-Gundolf Gieraths, Aníbal Edwards Errásɀuriɀ and Louis Cognet, “Mysticism - Schools of Mysticism”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 23 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2016

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