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Mysticism and language

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mysticism.,
  • Language and languages -- Religious aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Steven T. Katz.
    ContributionsKatz, Steven T., 1944-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL625 .M885 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 262 p. ;
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1551847M
    ISBN 100195054555
    LC Control Number91031701


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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.