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The first great mystical writer of the desert was Evagrius Ponticus (346–399), whose works were influenced by Origen. His writings show a clear distinction between the ascetic, or “practical,” life and the contemplative, or “theoretical,” life, a distinction that was to become classic in Christian history.
Mystical texts received less attention in biblical scholarship. It was only from the second half of the twentieth century that mystical texts were researched in more depth and explored as significant phenomena in the religious discourse of antiquity, especially in apocalypses.
while mystical texts may certainly be read as literature, their literary shape is always defined at least in part by the kinds of “work” they are asked by writers and readers to do in some particular set of cultural and historical contexts. In “The Scent of the Rose,” contributor Eitan Fishbane develops traditional concerns with plot,
Jul 19, 2016 · Mysticism Mystical Texts: The Cloud of Unknowing 19/07/2016 Jessica Davidson The Cloud of Unknowing is a classic mystical text that was written by an anonymous English monk in the 14 th century. It’s a guide to contemplative prayer but with an agnostic approach that’s very similar to Zen, once you get past the religious language.
The Mystical Texts (The Library of Second Temple Studies, 61) Hardcover – April 24, 2006 by Philip Alexander (Author), Lester L. Grabbe (Series Editor) Hardcover $229.17 2 Used from $232.48 7 New from $229.16 Print length 192 pages Language English Publisher T&T Clark Publication date April 24, 2006 Dimensions 6.14 x 0.5 x 9.21 inches ISBN-10