6 edition of Mysticism and language found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Steven T. Katz.|
|Contributions||Katz, Steven T., 1944-|
|LC Classifications||BL625 .M885 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 262 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||262|
|LC Control Number||91031701|
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By the same token, studies of language should look to mysticism as that place where language breaks down and ceases to function according to the normal rules governing it. Katz's book is an excellent place to start in this enquiry.
The collection is 5/5(2). Written from diverse perspectives on a wide variety of religious and mystical traditions, ranging from Judaism and Christianity to Zen Buddhism and Hinduism, all the essays exhibit great erudition, a mastery of the Taken collectively, the original essays in this new collection make up the most important exploration of mysticism and language to appear in many years/5(3).
The best English-language book on mysticism. This Kindle edition, 99¢, has extra (short) books added at the end and has a linked table of contents for both PC and Android Kindle. This book is about plain old classical mysticism--about which there is a lot to say.
She draws on sources from east and west, though nothing from Zen that I can find/5(). Steven Katz's book provides many insights and perspectives on mystical language.
The words we use, how we use them can provide a sacredness to experience that is transcendent. ContentsReviews: 1. Mysticism and language. [Steven T Katz;] -- Taken collectively, the original essays in this new collection make up the most important exploration of mysticism and language to appear in many years.
Written from diverse perspectives on a wide. Each of the ten essays included in Mysticism and Language analyzes the relationship between language and mystical experience in one of the world's great religious traditions.
The essays are by some of the foremost authorities in the field, including Ninian Smart, William Alston, Moshe Idel, Bernard McGinn, Carl Ernst, Ewert Cousins.