1 Underhill, Evelyn, ‘The Essentials of Mysticism’ in Woods, Richard, ed. Understanding Mysticism (London: Athlone Press, 1980), p. 38.
2 See my ‘Mysticism and Experience’ in Religious Studies 25, 1989.
3 Schleiermacher, F., Speeches on Religion to its Cultured Despisers (Eng. trans. John Oman; New York: Harper and Row, 1958), p. 101. It should be noted that Schleiermacher's views shifted considerably between the Speeches and his later book The Christian Faith; but it was his earlier view that most influenced Schelling and in due course William James.
7 Stace, Walter Terence, Mysticisms and Philosophy (London and New York: Macmillan, 1961), p. 45.
8 Cf. Byrne, Peter, Natural Religion and the Nature of Religion: The legacy of Deism (London and New York: Routledge, 1989), pp. 52–78.
9 Cf. Sharpe, Eric, Comparative Religion (London: Duckworth, (1975), pp. 15–19.
12 Katz, Steven. ‘Language, Epistemology and Mysticism’ in his. ed Mysticism and Philosophical Analysis London: Sheldon Press, 1978), p. 59.
14 The same, of course, is true of subsequent philosophical discussions of them: cf. Byrne, Peter, ‘Mysticism, Identity and Realism: The Debate Continued’, International journal of the History of Religion (1984).
15 Swinburne, Richard, The Existence of God (Oxford: Clarendon, 1979), ch. 13.
16 Schleiermacher, , p. 211.
17 Cf. Hauerwas, Stanley, Against the Nations (Minneapolis: Seabury, Winston Press, 1985), p. 18.
18 Schleiermacher, , p. 216.
20 In ‘Mysticism and Experience’ op. cit.
21 The Cloud of Unknowing (Classics of Western Spirituality) (New York: Paulist Press, and London: SPCK, 1981), p. 230.
22 Cf. my ‘The Mystical Meaning of Scripture’ in King's Theological Review XI, 2 (1988).