Meditations with Meister Eckhart [NOOK Book]

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Meister Eckhart was a 13th-century mystic, prophet, feminist, declared heretic, and an early advocate of creation-centered spirituality. This tradition affirms humanity’s potential to act divinely, and it embraces life--living and dying, growing old and sinning, groaning and celebrating--as the creative energy of God in motion. For Eckhart, to be spiritual is to be awake and alive; creation itself was for him the primary sacrament that begins ...
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Meditations with Meister Eckhart

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Overview

Meister Eckhart was a 13th-century mystic, prophet, feminist, declared heretic, and an early advocate of creation-centered spirituality. This tradition affirms humanity’s potential to act divinely, and it embraces life--living and dying, growing old and sinning, groaning and celebrating--as the creative energy of God in motion. For Eckhart, to be spiritual is to be awake and alive; creation itself was for him the primary sacrament that begins from “the spring of life” or the heart.

Eckhart’s pathway and that of the creation tradition is a simple way. It demands no gurus, no fanciful methods, no protracted exercises or retreats. This is why he called it a “wayless way” that is available to everyone, and why he points out that the person “who has found this way needs no other.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591438175
  • Publisher: Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
  • Publication date: 6/1/1983
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 132
  • Sales rank: 317,691
  • File size: 756 KB

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Matthew Fox was a member of the Dominican Order in good standing for 34 years until he was expelled by Pope Joseph Ratzinger, who was a cardinal and chief inquisitor at the time. Matthew Fox is the founder of Wisdom University (formerly the University of Creation Spirituality) and the foremost proponent of Creation Spirituality, based on the mystical teachings of early Christian visionaries such as Hildegard von Bingen, Meister Eckhart, and Saint Thomas Aquinas. He is the author of 26 books, including Original Blessing and The Coming of the Cosmic Christ.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 14, 2008

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    If you have read Eckhart Tolle's 'A New Earth'and have gotten a lot out of it, this book will only make it better. The two Eckhart's are simpatico. I love the honesty and challenge this book offers.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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