Release on 1986 | by Meister Eckhart,Bernard McGinn,Frank Tobin,Frank J. Tobin,Kenneth J. Northcott
Author: Meister Eckhart,Bernard McGinn,Frank Tobin,Frank J. Tobin,Kenneth J. Northcott
Pubpsher: Paulist Press
"Bargains in books are rare today, but one would be hard put to find in American publishing anything superior to these in content and format." The Parish Visitor Meister Eckhart: Teacher and Preacher edited by Bernard McGinn with the collaboration of Frank Tobin and Elvira Borgstadt preface by Kenneth Northcott "When this temple is thus free of all obstacles, namely, possessiveness and ignorance, then it sparkles so beautifully and shines so purely and bright above everything that God created and through everything that God created that no one can be compared to it in brightness but the uncreated God alone...If the soul of a man still living in time were standing on the same level as the highest angel, this person could reach immeasurable higher in his free capability above the angel in ever 'now', new beyond number, that is, and beyond manner and above the manner of the angels and any created intellect." Meister Eckhart (c.1260-1327) Here are the texts that illustrate the diversity of one of the most enigmatic and influential mystics of the Western Christian tradition. Eckhart the teacher is represented by the Commentary on Exodus and by selections from six other commentaries, including the Commentary on Wisdom 7:14, the Commentary on Ecclesiasticus 24:29, and the Commentary on John 14:8. Eckhart's ministry as a preacher was an equally important part of the man, and thus his sermons, from both the Latin and the Middle High German manuscripts, are included. What emerges is a comprehensive picture of the works of this great speculative theologian. Together with Meister Eckhart: The Essential Sermons, Commentaries and Treatises, this work form the most extensive corpus of Eckhart's writings in English.
Release on 2014-04-10 | by Meister Eckhart,Wyatt North
Author: Meister Eckhart,Wyatt North
Pubpsher: Wyatt North Publishing, LLC
Eckhart von Hochheim O.P., commonly known as Meister Eckhart, was a German theologian, philosopher and mystic, born near Gotha, in the Landgraviate of Thuringia in the Holy Roman Empire. Meister is German for "Master", referring to the academic title Magister in theologia he obtained in Paris. Coming into prominence during the Avignon Papacy and a time of increased tensions between the Franciscans and Eckhart's Dominican Order of Friars Preachers, he was brought up on charges later in life before the local Franciscan-led Inquisition.
The name of Meister Eckhart, the great Dominican friar of the early fourteenth century, is well known to all serious students of mysticism; but he is as much thinker as visionary. In his works we can hear the inspired preacher, whose fame spread from the North Sea to the Alps, from the Rhine to Bohemia, whose sermons attracted vast audiences in Cologne and Strasbourg; and we can also hear the Doctor of Paris, the philosopher and theologian, who explored the profoundest mysteries of human experience. This selection contains translations from both his Latin and German works, forming a balanced whole and covering every aspect of Eckhart's thought.
The Father of German Mysticism Meister Eckhart (1260-1328) was a German theologian, philosopher, professor, and mystic. In his distinguished career, he became a professor of theology at the University of Paris and took a leading pastoral and organizational role in the Dominican Order. Later in his life he was brought before the local Franciscan-led Inquisition and was tried as a heretic. In response Eckhart produced "The Defense" in which he famously defended his writings and refuted their heretical intent. This book collects his most important writings, including his many sermons, as well as his historic response to accusations of heresy.
An introduction to the writing and preaching of the greatest medieval European mystic. Meister Eckhart (1260–1327), a German Dominican whose preaching was immensely popular in his own time, was one of the greatest medieval European mystics, and his writings helped build the foundation of the Western mystical tradition. This important introduction to his writing and preaching contains rich selections from his sermons, treatises, and sayings, as well as Table Talk, the records of his informal advice to his spiritual children. This book was previously published under the title Meister Eckhart, from Whom God Hid Nothing: Sermons, Writings, and Sayings. The Shambhala Pocket Library is a collection of short, portable teachings from notable figures across religious traditions and classic texts. The covers in this series are rendered by Colorado artist Robert Spellman. The books in this collection distill the wisdom and heart of the work Shambhala Publications has published over 50 years into a compact format that is collectible, reader-friendly, and applicable to everyday life.
This remarkable work shows Meister Eckhart, the thirteenth-century western mystic, as the great teacher of the birth of God in the soul, who shatters the dualism between God and the world, and the self and God. It is not only an exposition of Eckhart's mysticism, but also an exemplary work of contemporary philosophy.
Meister Eckhart, thirteenth century Dominican theologian and the greatest of German mystics, speaks to us with a new voice in this faithful and authoritative translation by M.O'C. Walshe. Eckhart was regarded as the most learned scholar of his time, people flocked to hear him preach and his influence on contemporary theology was considerable. However, his declaration as a heretic has meant that his spiritual message has been lost to us for centuries. Today, his teachings are being rediscovered by a new generation of spiritual seekers following his 'wayless way' which bridges East and West.