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British topography, especially East Anglia and the fens; history and archaeology; natural history; esoteric, occult, wicca, paranormal, spiritual, mysticism and religion.

Hours with the Mystics: A Contribution to the History of Religious Opinion (Two Volume Set)


Robert Alfred Vaughan (1823–1857) was an English Congregationalist minister and author. Published a year before his death in 1857 "Hours with the Mystics" contains writings in 12 sections covering the mystical side of religion which include Oriental Mysticism; Neo-Platonists; The Greek Church; the Latin Church; German Mysticism; Persian Mysticism; Theosophy in the Age of the Reformation; Spanish Mystics; Quietism; Mysticism in England; & Emanuel Swedenborg plus a final section in which Vaughan gives his conclusions. An extensive section of notes to the end of each volume. A rare first edition in near fine condition.