But this intellectual empiricism was joined with an emotional and spiritual mysticism which he got from his parents.
For mysticism is most often associated in both East and West with monasteries.
Though most religions, myth and mysticism is concerned with the idea of the spirit, the spiritual or the spirit world, could there be a physical or material component to spiritual existence?
This is because he encompasses every aspect of religion and mysticism in his life and teachings.
Openly contemptuous of New Age mysticism , the novel parodies its adherents as witless and violent Edenites, followers of the Cult of Ignorance.
These problems come to a head in Chapter 11, where the movie takes a serious detour into a cartoonish pastiche of New Age mysticism and Native Alaskan belief.
I don't know how you feel about metaphysics or religion or mysticism , but we can feel the presence of life and, sometimes, how close someone's come to death.
This leads us into mysticism as the spiritual quality of staying in pure contemplation in the divine presence.
St Theresa's writings were part of the tradition of Christian mysticism
His post-war work - which was much more loosely handled and often inspired by religious mysticism - did not compare in originality or strength with his great achievements of the 1920s.