Definition of Religious mysticism

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

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Religious Mysticism

religiosities
religiosity
religious
religious-pluralism
religious belief
religious ceremony
religious cult
religious doctrine
religious education
religious festival
religious holiday
religious leader
religious movement
religious music
religious mystic
religious mysticism (current term)
religious naturalism
religious naturalist
religious naturalists
religious offering
religious order
religious orders
religious orientation
religious outcast
religious person
religious philosophies
religious pluralism
religious residence
religious right
religious rite

Literary usage of Religious mysticism

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James (1902)
"So much for religious mysticism proper. But more remains to be told, for religious mysticism is only one half of mysticism. ..."

2. The Confederation of Europe: A Study of the European Alliance, 1813-1823, as by Walter Alison Phillips (1914)
"... Alexander—Plans for a democratic Russia— Influence of Paul I's militarism—Effect on him of Paul's murder —His religious mysticism—Religious character of ..."

3. The Confederation of Europe: A Study of the European Alliance, 1813-1823, as by Walter Alison Phillips (1914)
"... Alexander—Plans for a democratic Russia— Influence of Paul I's militarism—Effect on him of Paul's murder —His religious mysticism—Religious character of ..."

4. The Miscellaneous Works of the Right Honourable Sir James Mackintosh: Three by James Mackintosh (1848)
"Virulent encomiums on urbanity and inflammatory harangues against violence, homilies of moral and religious mysticism, better adapted to the amusement than ..."

5. The Ritschlian Theology, Critical and Constructive: An Exposition and an by Alfred Ernest Garvie (1899)
"... CHAPTER V THE ANTAGONISM TO religious mysticism I (I) WHILE many Christians might view with indifference the exclusion of metaphysics from theology, ..."

6. The Greek Philosophers by Alfred William Benn (1882)
"... a deeper and wider law of human nature to which they unconsciously bear witness—the intimate connexion of religious mysticism with the passion of love. ..."

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