Mystical theology is a branch of theology which focuses on experiences or states of the soul which are experienced mystically and cannot be produced by human effort.
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... Dogmatic theology Dogmatic theology treats of what the religion affirms as truth ... It relates to ascetical theology by answering the question, what are we following? What do we know about God, our nature, and our redemption? Ascetical theology depends upon dogmatic ... if the religion didn't teach that we have a fallen nature, ascetical theology would be premised on an erroneous assumption and may then be unproductive compared to other approaches to God ...
... His principal work is a mystical theology first published at Barcelona in 1662 under the title Mystica theologia D ... is the doctrine of Thomas Aquinas, of which the author writes in his prologue "The mystical doctrine of St ... a firm foundation, and therefore readers who study mystical theology in St ...
... Catholic Encyclopedia "Mystical Theology" Johann Auer, "Die Theologia Mystica des Kartäusers Jakob von Jüterbog († 1465)", Die Kartäuser in Österreich. 1891) BAKER, Holy Wisdom (London, 1908) CHANDLER, Ara Coeli Studies in Mystical Religion (London, 1908) DALGAIRNS, The German Mystics of the Fourteenth Century (London, 1858 ...
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