Assignment 2: Analysis of a Mystical Experience
In answering the question below, use material from the readings and lecture as needed. Please type your answer.
DIRECTIONS: Stace described the aspects of a mystical experience, describing five shared aspects, and two aspects that are specific to (what he calls) introvertive and extrovertive mystical experiences. Using Stace’s structure (noetic, ineffable, etc.), analyze the description of a mystical experience in this example.
In what ways and to what degree are each of the elements of a mystical experience present?
To what degree is this an introvertive or extrovertive experience?
Be sure to provide evidence from the written description to support your answers. Feel free to quote from the experience to support your answer.