About Via Mystica

Our Approach

"Via Mystica"

Via Mystica is Latin for "the Mystical Way" but you could also translate it as "the Way of Mystery." It embodies my sense that mysticism is a path, a way of life, a journey toward the greatest of goals: union with God.

Our Story

This Website

As a blogger, I love to write about mysticism, and contemplative spirituality, from many perspectives. This site features a curated selection of some of my favorite posts from the past - along with new content I'll be posting regularly.


Carl McColman

I'm a writer and speaker based just outside of Atlanta, Georgia. I've been a student of the Christian mystics for over 40 years now, and I love sharing my passion for the mystics with others. Learn more about me by visiting www.carlmccolman.com.

Here are some books that will help you explore Christian mysticism:


The Big Book of Christian Mysticism

A Guide to Contemplative Spirituality

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The Little Book of Christian Mysticism

Explore the Wisdom of the Mystics in Their Own Words

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Christian Mystics: 108 Seers, Saints and Sages

A Guide to the Great Mystics

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