Encounter one of the most influential figures in Christian spirituality.
“To be full of things is to be empty of God. To be empty of things is to be full of God.” Said by Meister Eckhart, these words encapsulate the insight of a timeless philosopher, theologian, author, preacher, and mystic. Eckhart has contributed spiritual direction and knowledge to generations of Christians, yet his wisdom remains unknown to many.
Now, you can discover his fascinating and complex mystical theology. You will discover why he has enthralled believers through the centuries with his powerful mystical vision and his fruitful understanding of the human-divine relationship.
Controversial in his lifetime and beyond, Eckhart has exerted enormous influence on contemporary theology, philosophy, and spirituality. Today, his mystical theology also serves as a fruitful avenue for interreligious dialogue, particularly with Buddhism and Hinduism. In this course, you will explore Eckhart’s historical and theological context as well as the central tenets of his thought.
In Living Without A Why: Meister Eckhart’s Mysticism, you will gain fresh perspectives and resounding insights for your faith. Let Meister Eckhart leave his impact on your heart as he has on others for centuries past.
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About Your Presenter
Charlotte C. Radler is an Associate Professor in the Theological Studies Department at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. She holds a B.A. and M.A. in Theology from Lund University, Sweden, and a Ph.D. in the History of Christianity from the University of Chicago. Her area of expertise is the History of Christianity from antiquity to the Middle Ages with a special focus on ancient and medieval mysticism, especially Meister Eckhart. She has written several articles on the topic of mysticism and is currently working on a book on the role of love in Meister Eckhart's thought. She has presented papers and lectured widely in North America and Europe to both professional and more general audiences.
- Meister Eckhart: Preacher and Teacher
- Eckhart’s “Metaphysics of Flow”
- Saying and Unsaying
- Detachment I
- Detachment II
- Living Without a Why
- The Birth of the Son in the Soul
- Indistinct Union
- "In the Field of the Lord:" Beyond Condemnation