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The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day

Evelyn Underhill

Book Overview: 

Underhill emphasizes the practical, here-and-now nature of spiritual life. She argues that spirituality is a genuine and abiding human fact, and that any complete description of human life must find room for the spiritual factor, and for the religious life in which it finds expression.

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .Spirit, sometimes being "in Christ." We misread history if we regard it either as a mere gust of emotional fervour, or a theological idea, or discount the "miracles of healing" and other proofs of enhanced power by which it was expressed. Everything goes to prove that the "more abundant life" offered by the Johannine Christ to His followers, was literally experienced by them; and was the source of their joy, their enthusiasm, their mutual love and power of endurance.

On lower levels, and through the inspiration of lesser teachers, history shows us the phenomena of primitive Christianity repeated again and again; both within and without the Christian circle of ideas. Every religion looks for, and most have possessed, some revealer of the Spirit; some Prophet, Buddha, Mahdi, or Messiah. In all, the characteristic demonstrations of the human power of transcendence—a supernatural life which can be lived by us—have begun in one. . . Read More

Community Reviews

I am enthralled with the consistently balanced outlook of Evelyn Underhill, who, while writing more than a century ago, manages to speak to our lives today. Ideas I myself have slowly been learning and developing over decades, she expresses, cutting through to the heart of things. As an English/Ling

I was introduced to this author/mystic/powerhouse of a religious figure by my spiritual mentor many years ago. Understanding my need to go deeper, seek something further and look beyond what is immediately in front of me, he suggested I read her as a contemporary voice in the field.

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