Selected Writings (Eckhart, Meister) by Meister Eckhart, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Selected Writings (Eckhart, Meister)

Selected Writings (Eckhart, Meister)

by Meister Eckhart
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140433432
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/28/1995
Series:
Penguin Classics Series
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
297,774
Product dimensions:
5.03(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Johannes Eckart, more commonly known as Meister Eckhart, was born near Gotha in eastern Germany in around 1260. He had an illustrious career in the Dominican Order, holding senior ecclesiastical and teaching posts all over Europe including Saxony, Bohemia, Paris, Strasburg and Cologne. Eckhart is one of the great speculative mystics of Western Europe, who sought to reconcile traditional Christian belief with the transcendental metaphysics of Neoplatonism. Although accused of heretical teaching during his own liftime, Eckhart is widely regarded today not only as fundamentally orthodox but also as a foremost exponent of Christian mysticism and Christian philosophical theology. He died in the winter of 1326/7 in Avignon.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >