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Meister Eckhart And The Beguine Mystics

Meister Eckhart And The Beguine Mystics

by Bernard McGinn
     
 

The great German mystic Meister Eckhart remains one of the most fascinating figures in Western thought. Revived interest in Eckhart's mysticism has been matched, and even surpassed, by the study of the women mystics of the late13th century. This book argues that Eckhart's thought cannot be fully be understood until it is viewed against the background of the

Overview

The great German mystic Meister Eckhart remains one of the most fascinating figures in Western thought. Revived interest in Eckhart's mysticism has been matched, and even surpassed, by the study of the women mystics of the late13th century. This book argues that Eckhart's thought cannot be fully be understood until it is viewed against the background of the breakthroughs made by the women mystics who preceded him.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826409294
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
09/01/1997
Pages:
178
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.37(d)

Meet the Author

Bernard McGinn is the Naomi Shenstone Donnelly Professor Historical Theology and the History of Christianity at the University of Chicago Divinity School.

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