Mysticism

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Dr. King cites a passage from American philosopher William Ernest Hocking's "Meaning of God in Human Experience," in which he discusses various forms of mysticism.

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Mysticism
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[Page 1] [Inserted Text in Margin: Mysticism - Hocking M G H E] There are mysticisms in which none of us believe. There is the mysticism of mantic and [MS: illegible] - mysticism of supernatural exploit, seeking short-cut to personal goods. There is another mysticism equally remote from our affections; world avoiding, illusions casting, zero- [Page 2] worshipping mysticism; being (in self-contradiction) upon the fruits of a rejected life.
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