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.
In this luminous collection, Daniel Ladinsky—best known for his bestselling interpretations of the great Sufi poet Hafiz—brings together the timeless work of twelve of the world’s finest spiritual writers, six from the East and six from the West.
Jesus of Nazareth walked the earth more than 2,000 years ago, according to the four Gospels of the New Testament, yet we need look no further than the two billion-plus Christians in the world today to see that his life and message still exert tremendous influence.