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Renowned thinker Kurt Flasch deals a full-scale reappraisal of the existence and legacy of Meister Eckhart, the medieval German theologian, thinker, and alleged mystic who was once energetic in the course of the Avignon Papacy of the fourteenth century and was attempted for heresy by way of Pope John XXII. Disputing his subject’s widespread characterization as a hero of a contemporary, syncretic spirituality, Flasch makes an attempt to unfastened Eckhart from the “Mystical Flood” by means of inviting his readers to imagine besides Eckhart in a cautious rereading of his Latin and German works.
This interesting research makes a robust case for Eckhart’s place as a huge thinker of the time instead of a mystic and casts new mild on a tremendous determine of the center a while whose rules attracted huge recognition from such assorted glossy thinkers as Schopenhauer, Vivekananda, Suzuki, Fromm, and Derrida.

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