Harvest of Mysticism in Medieval Germany (Volume IV In the Presence of God Series)

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The fourth volume in the universally-acclaimed The Presence of God series, The Harvest of Mysticism is a tour-de-force study of medieval German mysticism from Thomas Aquinas and his master, Albert the Great to Cardinal Nicholas of Cusa, and including Jan van Ruusbroeck, Meister Eckhart, and John Tauler.

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Overview

The fourth volume in the universally-acclaimed The Presence of God series, The Harvest of Mysticism is a tour-de-force study of medieval German mysticism from Thomas Aquinas and his master, Albert the Great to Cardinal Nicholas of Cusa, and including Jan van Ruusbroeck, Meister Eckhart, and John Tauler.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780824523459
  • Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 12/15/2005
  • Series: The Presence of God , #4
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 466,337
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.92 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Contemplata aliis tradere : mystical knowing in Albert the Great and Thomas Aquinas 11
2 Mysticism and heresy : the problem of the free spirit 48
3 The mysticism of the ground 83
4 Meister Eckhart : mystical teacher and preacher 94
5 Henry Suso's spiritual philosophy 195
6 John Tauler the Lebmeister 240
7 Spreading the message : the diffusion of mysticism in late medieval Germany 299
8 Three treatises on the mystical life 366
9 The friends of God 407
10 Nicholas of Cusa on mystical theology 432
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