"British writer of prose and poetry EVELYN UNDERHILL (1875¿1941) was a fellow of King¿s College for Women and King¿s College, and was the first woman to lecture to the clergy in the Church of England. Through her radio appearances and her stint as editor of the political magazine The Spectator, she was a familiar voice in British public life between the wars. She authored more than 30 books (some under the pseudonym John Cordelier), including Concerning the Inner Life and Radiance: A Spiritual Memoir. This collection of her essays includes: ¿ The Essentials of Mysticism ¿ The Mystic and the Corporate Life ¿ Mysticism and the Doctrine of Atonement ¿ The Mystic as Creative Artist ¿ The Education of the Spirit ¿ The Place of Will, Intellect And Feeling in Prayer ¿ The Mysticism of Plotinus ¿ and more. Every reader interested in a practical, lucid take on the mystical will want a copy on the bookshelf. "