Mysticism of the Historical Event
Mysticism of the Historical Event is a Christian Connection Technique whereby the individual pictures a sacred setting, like the birth of Jesus in a stable, and then imagines themselves in the setting. 
List of Connection Techniques
Connection Technique > Affirmation, Autogenic Training, Biofeedback, Bornless Ritual, Breathing, Caloric Reduction, Cocooning, Connection Affirmation, Connection Visualization, Dance, Deprivation, Detachment, Drumming, Fasting, Flow Control, Flow Purification, Graduation Invocation, Holotropic Breathwork, Hypoventilation, Intent, Intent to Connect, Japam, Mantra, Meditation, Mindfulness, Mysticism of the Historical Event, Poetry, Power Quest, Receptive Seeking, Relaxation, Sensory Deprivation, Spirit Canoe, The Method of the Lamp, The Way of the Hollow Bone, Thought Control, Vajra Breath, Vision Quest, Visualization, Writing, Zazen
According to Cousins, this form of connection practice "reaches its culmination in The Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola.
- ↑ Cousins, Ewert H. “Francis of Assisi: Christian Mysticism at the Crossroads.” In Mysticism and Religious Traditions, edited by Steven T Katz, 163–90. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1983. https://amzn.to/2MlagUS.
- ↑ Cousins, Ewert H. “Francis of Assisi: Christian Mysticism at the Crossroads.” In Mysticism and Religious Traditions, edited by Steven T Katz, 163–90. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1983. p. 166. https://amzn.to/2MlagUS.