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 +  * //"​Broadly speaking I understand [mysticism] to be the innate tendency of the human spirit towards the complete harmony with the transcendental order, whatever be the theological formula under which that order is understood. This tendency, in great mystics, gradually captures the whole field of consciousness,​ it dominates their life and, in the experience called ‘mystic union,’ attains its end…I believe this process to represent the true line of development of the highest form of human consciousness.//​ (Underhill, 1911, p. XV)
  
   * In the Christian tradition, women as virgins, martyrs and mystics can gain personal autonomy and authority.   * In the Christian tradition, women as virgins, martyrs and mystics can gain personal autonomy and authority.
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