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[ ek-ahrt ]
/ ˈɛk ɑrt /
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Jo·han·nes [yoh-hah-nuhs], /yoʊˈhɑ nəs/, "Meister Eckhart", c1260–1327?, Dominican theologian and preacher: founder of German mysticism.
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How to use Eckhart in a sentence
Another point of resemblance with Eckhart is suggested by his words: "That foolish people take evil for good, and good for evil."Mysticism in English Literature|Caroline F. E. Spurgeon
In point of fact, Eckhart did give expression to some propositions which implied pantheism and were condemned by the Holy See.
But the soul of the mystic in stone contains the same elements as the soul of Eckhart, who was also a schoolman.
The time was ripe and the consummators came: Dante in the south, Eckhart in the countries north of the Alps.
Eckhart experienced and recreated the shapeless depths of the soul, the regions of the blending of the soul with God.
British Dictionary definitions for Eckhart
/ (German ˈɛkhart) /
Johannes (joˈhanəs), called Meister Eckhart. ?1260–?1327, German Dominican theologian, mystic, and preacher
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