The mystic is an individual who passionately pursues, then learns to experience and to respond to God’s presence in the moments of their lives. The mystic truly lives Emmanuel, God with us.
This is an exciting and transformational 14 week experience designed to help the participant discover and experience important historical dynamics of Christian Mysticism; to learn historic Christian mystical practices, and to discover the mystical life for themselves in today’s modern world.
Introduction to Christian Mysticism The Importance of Understanding Mysticism in Today’s World Mystics of the Past (Part One) Mystics of the Past (Part Two)
What Christian Mysticism is Not
Theories of Awakening
Mystical Types and Approaches
Mystical Practices and Discovering the Mystic in You
The Way of the Mystic: Part One: corruption and awakening awareness
The Way of the Mystic: Part Two: purification
The Way of the Mystic: Part Three: illumination
The Way of the Mystic: Part Four: mystical darkness and assurance by faith
The Way of the Mystic: Part Five: union and incorruptibilty
The Way of the Mystic: Part Six: holy kenotic incorruptible incarnation
Christian Mysticism in Today's World 14 Week Experience
Dates: March 29, April 1, 8, 15, 29 (No class on April 22), May 3, 10, 17, 31 (No class on May 24), June 7, 14, 28 (No class on June 21), July 5, 12.
Place: The Awakening Institute, 115 Broad Street, Titusville, Florida
Suggested, tax deductible, donation is $225 per student; includes the entire 14 week course and “Christian Mysticism in Today’s World”, by Gene Yotka. Participants will also receive numerous handouts and special material to enhance the class. Some scholarship money may be available.