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Eckhart

or Eck·ardt, Eck·art

[ek-ahrt]
noun
  1. Jo·han·nes [yoh-hah-nuh s] /yoʊˈhɑ nəs/, Meister Eckhart, c1260–1327?, Dominican theologian and preacher: founder of German mysticism.
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Historical Examples

  • I am as necessary to God, Eckhart is fond of saying, as God is necessary to me.

    Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries

    Annie Besant

  • Eckhart has been called the first of the speculative mystics.

  • They have come to that state which Eckhart calls ‘finding all creatures in God and God in all creatures.’

    Ruysbroeck

    Evelyn Underhill

  • But whence did Eckhart derive his expressions which reappear in Dante?

  • He was the iron landmark of the ages—Eckhart, the creator of eternal values.


British Dictionary definitions for eckhart

Eckhart

noun
  1. Johannes (joˈhanəs), called Meister Eckhart. ?1260–?1327, German Dominican theologian, mystic, and preacher
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