Christian Mysticism: The Awakening

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2) Christian mysticism originally consisted of a threefold path for achieving the unification of their soul to the presence of god. However, the author Evelyn Underhill recognized two additional paths to achieve unison. The initial stage where one begins to wonder the possibility of a divine existence has been termed as The Awakening. Awakening within a person can be due to any number of reasons or situations which the person experiences. Purification or purgative is the initiative step taken by aspiring Christian mystics who have felt the divine power. It required the mystic to be disciplined in many factors with an emphasis on the human body. As such, Prayer and meditation at regular times and different postures like standing or kneeling
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