The Following of Christ

The Following of Christ

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Johannes Tauler OP (c. 1300-1361) was a German mystic, a Catholic preacher and a theologian. A disciple of Meister Eckhart, he belonged to the Dominican order. Tauler was known as one of the most important Rhineland Mystics. He promoted a certain neo-platonist dimension in the Dominican spirituality of his time. Tauler was famous for his sermons, which were considered among the noblest in the German language-not as emotional as Henry Suso's, nor as speculative as Eckhart's, but rather intensely practical, and touching on all sides the deeper problems of the moral and spiritual life. Tauler was one of several notable Christian universalists in the Middle Ages, along with Amalric of Bena, John of Ruysbroeck, and Julian of Norwich. He taught that "All beings exist through the same birth as the Son, and therefore shall they all come again to their original, that is, God the Father."show more

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  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 331g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514702525
  • 9781514702529