Definition of Mysticism

1. Noun. A religion based on mystical communion with an ultimate reality.

Exact synonyms: Religious Mysticism
Generic synonyms: Faith, Religion, Religious Belief
Specialized synonyms: Quietism, Sufism
Derivative terms: Mystic, Mystical, Mystical



2. Noun. Obscure or irrational thought.

Definition of Mysticism

1. n. Obscurity of doctrine.

Definition of Mysticism

1. Noun. The beliefs, ideas, or thoughts of mystics. ¹

2. Noun. A doctrine of direct communication or spiritual intuition of divine truth. ¹

3. Noun. A transcendental union of soul or mind with the divine reality or divinity. ¹

4. Noun. Obscure thoughts and speculations. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mysticism

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Literary usage of Mysticism

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"The Reformed Church was far less favorable to mysticism than was ... In 1671 Gisbertus Voetius (qv) could declare that there was no mysticism in the ..."

2. Systematic Theology: A Compendium and Commonplace-book Designed for the Use by Augustus Hopkins Strong (1907)
"Scripture and mysticism. As rationalism recognizes too little аз coming from ... A. True mysticism.—We have seen that there is an illumination of the minds ..."

3. A History of Philosophy by Frank Thilly (1914)
"mysticism We have frequently shown, in considering the different tendencies characteristic of the Middle Ages, how mysticism accompanied scholasticism as a ..."

4. A History of Philosophy by Frank Thilly (1914)
"mysticism We have frequently shown, in considering the different tendencies characteristic of the Middle Ages, how mysticism accompanied scholasticism as a ..."

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