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 E. Murisier, "Le Sentiment Religieux dans l'Extase," _Revue
Philosophique_, November, 1898. Starbuck, again (_Psychology of Religion_,
Chapter XXX), in a brief discussion of this point, concludes that "the
sexual life, although it has left its impress on fully developed religion,
seems to have originally given the psychic impulse which called out the
latent possibilities of developments, rather than to have furnished the
raw material out of which religion was constructed."
 "Una Santa," _Archivio di Psichiatria_, vol. xix, pp. 438-47, 1898.
 With regard to the sexual element in the worship of the Virgin, see
"Ueber den Mariencultus," L. Feuerbach's _Sammtliche Werke_, Bd. I, 1846.
 Published for the first time (with a Preface by Charcot) in a volume
of the _Bibliotheque Diabolique_, 1886.
 The Hebrews, themselves, used the same word for the love of woman
and for the Divine love (Northcote, _Christianity and Sex Problems_, p.
 Thus, in St. Theresa's _Conceptos del Amor de Dios_, the words
"_Beseme con el beso de su boca_,"--Let him kiss me with the kisses of his
 _Acta Sanctorum_, May 12th.
 Leuba and Montmorand, in their valuable and detailed studies of
Christian mysticism, though differing from each other in some points, are
agreed on this; H. Leuba, "Les Tendances Religieuses chez les Mystiques
Chretiens," _Revue Philosophique_, July and Nov., 1902; B. de Montmorand,
"L'Erotomanie des Mystiques Chretiens," id., Oct., 1903. Montmorand points
out that physical sexual manifestations were sometimes recognized and
frankly accepted by mystics. He quotes from Molinos, a passage in which
the famous Spanish quietist states that there is no reason to be
disquieted even at the occurrence of pollutions or masturbation, _et etiam
 Ribot, _La Logique des Sentiments_, p. 174.
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