The Mystic As Creative Artist AnnotatedReflections on a remarkable essay by Evelyn Underhill
In this book, you will find a remarkable essay by the Christian mystic, Evelyn Underhill called The Mystic as Creative Artist. The essay is presented in its original form and has been annotated with reflections, recorded in detailed footnotes, in which Jeff Carreira expands upon and clarifies parts of this profound work for the modern reader.
In this brief and concise essay, Evelyn Underhill describes what she sees as the necessary second half of the mystical journey - the return from Divine Union to share with the world, the fruits of vision and wisdom that were found.
What you will find is that the sublime and yet incomprehensible realities that we encounter in deep spiritual revelation cannot be easily communicated, but they can be alluded to through the artistic use of suggestive imagery and metaphor.
This book will be a powerful source of inspiration and guidance to those whose spiritual yearnings include a deep desire to express the beauty and majesty of mystical vision.