Behold the Spirit: A Study in the Necessity of Mystical Religion (Google eBook)
This study of the necessity of mystical religion, also shows how traditional Western doctrine can be reconciled with the intuitive religion of the Orient.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: Behold the Spirit: A Study in the Necessity of Mystical ReligionUser Review - Yasmina Elhayane - Goodreads
I read it all in one sitting. Aside from the Catholic apologetics (for there is quite a lot), Watts has done a phenomenal job of explaining the origins and nature of religious mysticism, both Western and Eastern. It is by far the best book that I've ever read on the subject. Read full review
Review: Behold the Spirit: A Study in the Necessity of Mystical ReligionUser Review - David Metting - Goodreads
WOW! What a book! In it Alan Watts presents a extremely compelling argument about why Christianity as it is currently presented is found to be uncompelling for the modern mind. In so doing he lays out ... Read full review