Meister Eckhart

Meister Eckhart (c. 1260–c. 1328) was a German theologian, philosopher, and mystic in the Dominican order. Eckhart was tried as a heretic during the Inquisition but died before a verdict was delivered.


Meister Eckhart

Interview of Professor Bernard McGinn on Christian Mysticism.

The Path of Initiation: An Introduction to the Life and Thought of Karlfried Graf Durckheim

The reader will find in this book the clearest expression of the teachings of Karlfried Graf Durckheim. This book is a bestseller in Europe and has been translated into several languages.

Why a 14th-Century Mystic Appeals to Today’s “Spiritual But Not Religious” Americans

The method of direct access to the divine, according to Eckhart, depended on an individual letting go of all desires and images of God and becoming aware of the “divine spark” present within. - Joel Harrington

If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.


Meister Eckhart & Christian Mysticism

Meister Eckhart is an influential, and often surprising, Christian theologian/philosopher/mystics whose writings & sermons have both inspired future thinkers in the catholic church, but also been condemned by the pope as heretical.

Everything as Divine: The Wisdom of Meister Eckhart

A small book that gives a solid intro to Eckart's beliefs in paradox and mystery over reason and logic.

A Call to Selfless Service

As Dag Hammarskjöld once said, Meister Eckhart’s true message is to call us to a life of selfless service.

The eye through which I see God is the same eye through which God sees me; my eye and God’s eye are one eye, one seeing, one knowing, one love.

Meister Eckhart on Mindful Meditation

The journey inward into the dark and silence is a trip into simplicity, Eckhart says, a letting go of all things—all forms and images and memories...


Meister Eckhart - Selected Verses and Teachings for Meditation (1) - Christian Mystics

Johannes Eckhart was one of the greatest of Christian mystics. He was born at Hochheim in Thüringen, Germany, in 1260 and died c.1327. He entered the Dominican order when he was 15. Later he became a distinguished professor and taught at different universities.


Karlfried Graf Dürckheim