What Is Christian Mysticism?

by Jack Wellman
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What is Christian Mysticism? Is it dangerous? The Mystics Christian mysticism refers to the development of mystical practices and theory within Christianity, but this is also sometimes referred to as mystical theology. The early church had a history of seeking the mysterious like visions, dreams, and times of deep meditation and prayer, but this can […]

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Who Were The Gnostics? What Is Gnosticism?

by Jack Wellman
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What is Eschatology? Why is it important for us to know? Gnosticism Gnosticism comes from the ancient Greek word “gnostikos” and means “having knowledge,” so Gnosticism is based upon knowledge and has little regard for the physical world. Gnostics teach that material or physical matter is evil because the world was created imperfectly. To them, […]

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