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Meister Eckhart, on the Lords Prayer: Introduction, Text, Translation, and Commentary M. Vinzent

Meister Eckhart, on the Lords Prayer: Introduction, Text, Translation, and Commentary

M. Vinzent

Published March 22nd 2012
ISBN : 9789042925847
Hardcover
350 pages
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This rather short text by Eckhart has been available in a critical edition for decades, but has been rarely read and studied, regarded by its editor as a mediocre piece of the young Eckhart. It is, indeed, a strangely looking work, almost entirely aMoreThis rather short text by Eckhart has been available in a critical edition for decades, but has been rarely read and studied, regarded by its editor as a mediocre piece of the young Eckhart. It is, indeed, a strangely looking work, almost entirely a cut-and-paste piece from Thomas Aquinas Golden Chain. A close study of Eckharts commentary, however, gives insights into his reception of the Patristic tradition, his dealing with Thomas choice and provides a masterpiece of Eckharts teaching on prayer. He himself held his work in high regard and used it when writing trinitarian homilies