A friend on Facebook a few weeks back asked me what is the relationship between mysticism and separatism. Put another way: does the mystical life […]
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Comment – Author tries to make sense of seemingly conflicting accounts about mysticism. Should the mystic be removed from or involved in the world? I tend to agree with the answer given in the above article.
Of course, some fundamentalists declare that mysticism is of the devil. I just can’t imagine how they could think that getting closer to God, better serving God, is evil. True, some deceptions may arise. But that doesn’t mean all mysticism is bad.