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Meister Eckhart on divine knowledge

Meister Eckhart on divine knowledge

Author: C F Kelley
Publisher: Cobb, Calif. : Dharma Café : Frog Books ; Berkeley, Calif. : Distributed by North Atlantic Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Explicates the mystical teachings of Dominican theologian Meister Eckhart"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Eckhart, Meister; Eckhart, Meister; Eckhart, Meister
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C F Kelley
ISBN: 9781583942529 1583942521
OCLC Number: 212856469
Notes: Originally published: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1977.
Description: xxv, 285 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I: Preparatory considerations --
Difficulties and misconceptions --
The chief difficulty --
Intellectual influences on Eckhart --
The special influence of St. Thomas Aquinas --
The distinction between primary and secondary --
Basic misconceptions --
The reality of the divine self --
"I am a knower" --
The reality of God --
"My truest I is God" --
"God is neither this nor that" --
This sacred universe --
Detached intellectuality --
Part II: The doctrine --
God and the human self --
Principial manifestation --
God as pure spirit --
The extended order of the human self --
The delusive reality of the human self --
The negation of negations is divine affirmation --
The Word --
The Triune Godhead --
The ground of the intellective soul --
Principially I am the son --
The divine spark --
Within the Word --
The primal distinction --
The existential hierarchy --
Nonduality --
Isness and whatness --
The simple now of eternity --
The reflection of unrestricted isness --
The inversion --
Inverse analogy --
The primacy of knowledge --
Distinction and identity --
Divine necessity --
The veils of God --
The five veils --
The practical awareness and enlightened awareness --
The contemplative state --
The ultimate realization --
The detachment --
The pre-eminence of detachment --
Poverty of spirit --
The nothingness of the human self --
The transposition by transcendent act --
Requisite supports.
Responsibility: C.F. Kelley.
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