Brief Contemplative Lessons from Meister Eckhart
by LJ Milone
Meister Eckhart was a Dominican friar who lived in fourteenth-century Germany. He was a contemplative engaged in preaching and teaching. When he preached, his sermons were subtle and sublime. But he ran afoul of suspicious church authorities and had to submit to the Inquisition. The Inquisition never condemned Eckhart as a heretic, though it called some of his statements into question.
Current scholars have worked to restore the Meister’s reputation. Thankfully, Meister Eckhart’s teachings are more available today than ever before. He has much to teach those who practice Centering Prayer and anyone seeking to live contemplatively. Here are but three brief lessons. Read More >