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mystic in Religion topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmysticmys‧tic1 /ˈmɪstɪk/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 RRsomeone who practises mysticism
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mysticSurely not the meaning it would have for a mystic!Victoria was a fiery mystic, a Stanford graduate who intimately understood the ward politics of San Francisco.Feminist scholars popularized the writings of medieval mystics such as Julian of Norwich and Hildegard of Bingen.Study of these meditations therefore also illuminates aspects of the inner journey which all the medieval mystics take for granted.This is not to say that athletes are yogis or mystics.We have seen that all our mystics stress the importance of attending to the needs of the body.The Essenes are not passive mystics.Both men were secular mystics who chose to canonise their own tastes.