The author argues that mysticism is not confined to Christianity, but the relation between the soul and Christ is a distinctive mystical experience; and it is specific in this sense, that this relation works out in a certain practice of life and certain development of character. It is this concrete effect of a true Christian mysticism which forms the subject of this book.
Forward Book I The Rule of Life Chapter I. The rule of life Chapter II. Imitation Christi Chapter III. The Example Chapter IV. For Others Chapter V. The Choice of a Calling Chapter VI. The world of Business Chapter VII. Professions Chapter VIII. The Clerical Profession Chapter IX. The Profession of Amusement Chapter X. Art Chapter XI. Illness Chapter XII. Book II The Christian Decalogue The Christian Decalogue Chapter XIII. Extending the Kingdom of Heaven Chapter XIV. All Nations Dear to God Chapter XV. Forgiveness of Injuries Chapter XVI. ‘Go Thou and Do Likewise’ Chapter XVII. The Esteem of the Poor Chapter XVIII. Honesty Chapter XIX. The Sacredness of Child Life Chapter XX. Christ and Health Chapter XXI. Christ and Peace Chapter XXII. Talents Chapter XXIII. Book II The Method The Method Chapter XXIV. Meditation Chapter XXV. Auto Suggestion Chapter XXVI. Chapter XXVII. Association Chapter XXVIII. Mysticism Chapter XXIX. The Evangelic Virtues Chapter XXX. Conclusions Index
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