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  • As one of many names for the unio mystica, the mystical insight par excellence, the coincidentia seems to be ontologically prior to any particulars of religious culture.

    Kafka and the Coincidence of Opposites

  • On the other hand I don't believe that lady mastermind is already dying, nor - for even a moment - that sinister, of all people, died in such a stupid way because he trusted gambit and mystica - of all people - too much.

    What I bought – 9 January 2008 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • [1952] Opera Metaphysica et mystica II, ed. and intro.

    Suhrawardi

  • [1945] Opera metaphysica et mystica I, ed. and intro.

    Suhrawardi

  • [1970] Opera Metaphysica et mystica III, ed. and English intro.

    Suhrawardi

  • She is called doctrix mystica, doctor of mystical theology; in a report to Pope Paul V the Roman Rota declared: Teresa has been given to the Church by God as a teacher of the spiritual life.

    St. Teresa of Avila

  • The Grateful Dead invoked the rose at every turn, and with multiple layers of symbolism: it stands for love, for the female principle, for the rosa mystica of Christian and

    Line-by-line exegesis of "Black Muddy River" by Andrew Stiller

  • Temporis quinetiam certis, machina quaedam ex ligno ad formam ovi facta, sacra et mystica, uam foeminas aspicere haud licitam, decem plus minus uncias longa et circa quatuor lata insculpta ac figuris diversis ornata, et ultimam perforata partem ad longam (plerumque e crinibus humanis textam) inscrendam chordam cui nomen

    An account of the manners and customs of the Aborigines and the state of their relations with Europeans, by Edward John Eyre

  • She was well on her way to establishing herself as his soror mystica, she thought, but she had begun to feel a deep sympathy for Sami Dooley.

    A Darker Place

  • He then went on to speak about the role of the soror mystica, the mystical sister, during the course of which he left Ana in no doubt about the distinctly non-sisterly actions that Sami had performed for him, and in great doubt about why she had possibly thought of him as an asexual being.

    A Darker Place

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