1. What do you think accounts for the interest in spirituality today?
  2. After doing your readings, has your idea of spirituality changed? Explain.
  3. Given the discussion of what constitutes a mystical experience, would you say that you have ever had one, or know anyone who has? Why or why not?
  4. Of the two types of mystical experiences – apophatic and kataphatic – which would you say is more ipmortant to Christianity and why?
  5. If you believe in God, would you prefer apophatic or kataphatic prayer? Explain your answer.

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