A dis­cus­sion of three texts relat­ed to spir­i­tu­al­i­ty and expe­ri­ence: a chap­ter from Philip Shel­drake, on mys­ti­cal tra­di­tions; a selec­tion from Robert Inchausti’s dis­cus­sion of the spir­i­tu­al vision of the Beat poets (includ­ing Allen Gins­berg and Jack Ker­ouac); and an arti­cle from Price on the “spir­i­tu­al ethos” of Black music, focus­ing on the exam­ples of Thomas Dorsey, John Coltrane, and Tupac Shakur.