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Essay: Quaker Mysticism and Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse, by Emily Griesinger

In her essay, Emily Griesinger agrees with those who say Virginia Woolf should not be considered purely a secularist despite her rejection of traditional Christianity. Indeed, in a careful reading of Woolf’s novel To the Lighthouse, Griesinger argues that there’s … Continue reading

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Article: The Colorful Depictions of God in Mystical Consciousness, by Paul C. Martin

Paul Martin’s article appeared in the Spring 2014 issue of Spiritus (v. 14, n. 1, pp. 35-54). Here’s an excerpt: The influential Renaissance architect, artist, and writer Leon Battista Alberti (1404–72) asserted in his pioneering treatise De pictura that painting has a “divine … Continue reading

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