Category Archives: People

Rhonda Hughey – Three Doors

A year or so ago I went to the YWAM base in Melbourne, Australia to hear Rhonda Hughey speak. What I heard was inspiring. Here is a woman who, while being a leader with a global perspective on the church, at … Continue reading

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Evelyn Underhill – Demystifying Mysticism

I’ve begun reading some of the works of Evelyn Underhill, an Anglican writer on mysticism, a novelist, a metaphysical poet, and a student of Baron Friedrich von Hügel. Early in the Twentieth Century she wrote many books on mysticism, some … Continue reading

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Charismatic Mysticism

In my last post I mentioned the more obvious mystical stream in the Evangelical church, based on the contemplative tradition. Much less recognised, however, and one of the primary motivations for my explorations, is the clear mystical content of the … Continue reading

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Defining Christian Mysticism

First, let me apologise for the disjointed order of these posts, although I shouldn’t need to apologise – blogging gives an author the freedom to post items as they come to mind. The reader must wait in anticipation to see … Continue reading

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Reason, Mysticism and Christianity – Part 1

So, what do I mean when I say I am a reasonable mystic? And then, in what sense can I be a reasonable mystic and a Christian? Such descriptions are open to many interpretations, and misinterpretations, depending on your perspective … Continue reading

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Atheism and Experiencing God

You must be wondering what happened to My Spiritual Journey, after more than a year! It hasn’t finished – I’ve just been rather busy doing it. More will come, I promise. In the meantime, I’ve just begun reading Alister McGrath’s … Continue reading

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My ‘Spiritual’ Journey – Episode 1

As I try to understand more about the spiritual world I am learning that it is not as separate from the natural world as is commonly believed. In particular, I find that the Lord has been working to win me … Continue reading

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Report on Anazao Conferences

Di and I have just spent 5 days with Peter Toth and Heather Scott of Anazao. The level 1 and 2 conference was excellent, and despite (or probably because of) its stretching some of our theological assumptions. Their way of … Continue reading

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