Mystical Moments and Unitive Thinking

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SUNY Press, 1999 M01 1 - 188 pages
Provides an alternative to the traditional psychoanalytic explanation of mystical experience by viewing unitive thinking as a line of cognitive development and mystical moments as creative inspirations on unitive ideas.
 

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Contents

Unitive Experiences and Unitive Thinking
27
A Theory of Unitive Experiences
51
Unity the Transcendent and Death
71
Euphoria and Desolation
111
The Integration of Spirituality
125
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Dan Merkur, Ph.D., is Research Reader in the Centre for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto and a member of the Adjunct Faculty at the Psychocultural Institute, Toronto. He is the author of several other books, including two published by SUNY Press, Gnosis: An Esoteric Tradition of Mystical Visions and Unions and The Ecstatic Imagination: Psychedelic Experiences and the Psychoanalysis of Self-Actualization.

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