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Loving God Like a Cow

Aviad Kleinberg

in The Sensual God: How the Senses Make the Almighty Senseless

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174701
eISBN:
9780231540247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174701.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Where Meister Eckhart warns against trying to find uses for God and where we do just that.


Trinitarian Speculation and the Forms of Divine Disclosure

David Tracy

in The Trinity: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Trinity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246120
eISBN:
9780191600531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246122.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

David Tracy begins by summarizing the difficulties caused for trinitarian theology by three fatal modern ‘separations’: between feeling and thought, between theory and practice, and between form and ... More


Meister Eckhart: Philosopher of Christianity

Kurt Flasch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204865
eISBN:
9780300216370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204865.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book offers a reappraisal of the life and legacy of Meister Eckhart, the medieval German theologian, philosopher, and alleged mystic who was active during the Avignon Papacy of the fourteenth ... More


Life and Works around 1300

Kurt Flasch

in Meister Eckhart: Philosopher of Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204865
eISBN:
9780300216370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204865.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses Meister Eckhart's life and works around the year 1300. Eckhart was from Tambach, near Gotha, during the time of the Interregnum (1254–1273). In 1294, Eckhart preached his ... More


A Forgotten Concept: Philosophy of Christianity

Kurt Flasch

in Meister Eckhart: Philosopher of Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204865
eISBN:
9780300216370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204865.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines Meister Eckhart's intellectual world by focusing on his philosophical writings. It begins with an overview of the meaning of philosophy in the context of a philosophy of ... More


Self-Portrayals

Kurt Flasch

in Meister Eckhart: Philosopher of Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204865
eISBN:
9780300216370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204865.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines a few texts in which Meister Eckhart repeatedly talks about his intentions. The frequency and intensity of Eckhart's self-interpretations were unusual for the time. Eckhart's ... More


Beginnings: Paris and Erfurt, 1292–1298

Kurt Flasch

in Meister Eckhart: Philosopher of Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204865
eISBN:
9780300216370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204865.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines Meister Eckhart's works in order to elucidate his idea of reason and how he conceptualized the difference between bodily things and intellectual actions. The discussion proceeds ... More


The Sermon Cycle on Eternal Birth

Kurt Flasch

in Meister Eckhart: Philosopher of Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204865
eISBN:
9780300216370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204865.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines Meister Eckhart's sermon cycle German sermons 101–4. Within the past decades, four initiatives have improved our understanding of Eckhart's thought: the edition and analysis of ... More


Too Grand a Plan: Prologues to the Opus tripartitum

Kurt Flasch

in Meister Eckhart: Philosopher of Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204865
eISBN:
9780300216370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204865.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines Meister Eckhart's prologues to the Opus tripartitum, whose beginnings lie in the period around 1302–1303. It first considers the two prologues from the beginning of the Opus ... More


Parisian Debates, 1302–1303

Kurt Flasch

in Meister Eckhart: Philosopher of Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204865
eISBN:
9780300216370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204865.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines Meister Eckhart's three Parisian Questions: the first asks whether intellectual knowing and Being are identical in God, and whether they are identical in substance or also in ... More


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