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Discussion Questions for
Evelyn Underhill's Mysticism


  1. Describe what mysticism is not, according to Underhill. Why do you think she makes such a point of saying what it is not?

  2. What do you take Underhill to be saying that mysticism is. Why do you think she considers mysticism so important?

  3. Pick two of the more interesting things you learned from this book. Describe each of them and say what was interesting to you about them.

  4. How did you feel about this book as you were reading it?