A central source and inspiration of dominant currents in philosophy and theology since aquinas, wthe text of his historic defense eckhart, meister on. Sermons meister eckhart wikisource, the free online library. His most recent books explore the relation between bodily ascetic practices in. Deutscher klassiker verlag bucher aus diesem verlag isbn. Now with the cooperation and support of the publishers deutscher klassiker verlag frankfurt am main, chadwyckhealey is delighted to publish the bibliothek deutscher klassiker for the first time in electronic form. With a foreword by leading eckhart scholar bernard mcginn, and the elegant translation of maurice oc walshe, this comprehensive and authoritative work is a treasure for every serious spiritual seeker, and the finest volume on eckhart ever to appear in english. Yale university press, 1977 was one of the original comprehensive studies on meister eckhart available in the english language which shifted the very way he was understood. Best of meister eckhart, the backhouse, halcyon on. Essential reading for students and academics alike, the series elucidates the major themes in philosophy without the need. Oddly enough this groundbreaking work has been out of print. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. Each volume contains 12 to 15 essays, and follows the organizational structure of the discussed philosophical work. This volume presents the only booklength study in english of meister eckhart the philosopher within the tradition in which his thought is embedded and from which it draws its authority. Modern scholars consider eckhart s mysticism generally orthodox, although surviving sermons and tracts are usually thought to have been edited by eckhart s friends and foes.
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The sermons themselves are in relatively plain english. It shows that even as eckhart may be justly regarded as a medieval precursor of a modern philosophy of subjectivity. The father of german mysticism meister eckhart 126028 was a german theologian, philosopher, professor, and mystic. Sermons, writings, and sayings posted february 5, 2014 this introduction to the writing and preaching of the greatest medieval european mystic contains selections from his sermons, treatises, and sayings, as well as table talk, the records of his informal advice to his spiritual children. Sermons, writings and sayings new edition by eckhart isbn.124 1013 41 1478 1567 1496 1067 799 492 671 794 1082 306 201 1046 1047 839 1489 1248 1601 1116 1056 1602 164 55 188 601 512 299 1586 1187 1374 190 1344 1485 1235 478 1379 1236 480 397 930 479 1211 1075 1421 723 1376 240 281