Essentials of Mysticism

by Evelyn Underhill


The Essentials of Mysticism and Other Essays (1920) is a collection of various writings by Evelyn Underhill. The first essay deals with the"Essentials of Mysticism." Also included in this book are essays regarding Mysticism and Corporate life, Attonement, Education of the Spirit, and Prayer. Underhill's essays discuss ancient writings such as Mirror of Simple Souls and the work of Angela of Foligno. The writings of Julian of Norwich and French Mysticism are also reviewed within this book. Here is a collection of essays capable of explaining the basics and basis for mysticism while also reviewing mystics and their writings.

Wailand Groenendyk
CCEL Staff Writer

About Evelyn Underhill

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Born: December 6, 1875
Died: June 15, 1941
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