A Parenthesis in Eternity: Living the Mystical Life

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Harper Collins, Jan 22, 1986 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 384 pages
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Goldsmith explains the Circle of Eternity--the basis of his approach to mysticism--and tells how to transcend the "parenthesis'' of our everyday lives that falls between birth and death.
 

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This is the best book by Goldsmith I’ve read so far. He delves even more deeply into his spiritual views and knowledge here than in his other books. His teachings are at the highest level, He teaches ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
PART ONE THE CIRCLE OF ETERNITY The Basis of Mysticism
9
The Two Worlds
11
Release God
18
The Spiritual Adventure
33
The Journey Within
45
Sowing and Reaping
55
God the Consciousness of the Individual
66
The Mystical Life Through the Two Great Commandments
196
The Function of the Mind
205
Attaining Divine Sonship
216
The Meaning of Initiation
224
The Spirit of the Lord God Hath Anointed Me
241
The Mystical Marriage
252
PART THREE LIVING IN THE CIRCLE Living the Mystical Life
257
Living In Through and By the Spirit
259

The Sacred Word
77
The Mystical I
87
An Interval in Eternity
100
Reality and Illusion
112
The Nature of Spiritual Power
124
The Discovery of the Self
133
PART TWO RISING OUT OF THE PARENTHESIS Attaining the Mystical Consciousness
143
The Unillumined and the Illumined
145
And They Shall All Be Taught of God
158
SelfSurrender
175
The Secret of the Word Made Flesh
182
The Master Alchemist
267
Losing Iness in I
274
My Kingdom Is Not of This World
285
Living Above the Pairs of Opposites
294
The Tree of Life
304
Beyond Time and Space
314
God Made This World for Men and Women
325
There Remaineth a Rest
337
Address the World Silently with Peace
345
The Inner Universe
356
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Joel Goldsmith (1892-1964), one of America's great mystics, spent his life lecturing on "The Infinite Way" -- his personally developed principles of spirituality. He is the author of more than 30 books, including The Art of Spiritual Healing, Living the Infinite Way, and The Thunder of Silence.

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