Sentence Examples with the word Meister

Martensen, Meister Eckhart (1842); J.

JOHANN TAULER (c. 1300-1361), German mystic, was born about the year 1300 in Strassburg, and was educated at the Dominican convent in that city, where Meister Eckhart, who greatly influenced him, was professor of theology (1312-1320) in the monastery school.

In Erigena, Meister Eckhardt, Jakob Boehme).

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Thus, to take only one prominent example, the profound speculations of Meister Eckhart (q.v.) are always treated under the head of Mysticism, but they might with equal right appear under the rubric Theosophy.

The Sorrows of Werther no longer moves us to tears, and even Wilhelm Meister and Die Wahlverwandtschaften require more understanding for the conditions under which they were written than do Faust or Egmont.

Kramm, Meister Eckhart im Lichte der Denifleschen Funde (Bonn, 1889); R.

Landauer, Meister Eckarts mystische Schriften (Berlin, 1903), and Buttner (Leipzig, 1903 foil.).

Wilhelm Meister is a work of extraordinary variety, ranging from the commonplace realism of the troupe of strolling players to the poetic romanticism of Mignon and the harper; its flashes of intuitive criticism and its weighty apothegms add to its value as a Bildungsroman in the best sense of that word.

Mysticism is represented by Suso, Meister Eckhart, above all Johann Tauler of Strassburg (d.

Lasson, Meister Eckhart der Mystiker (1868); H.

It is difficult even still to get beyond the maxims of practical wisdom he scattered so liberally through his writings, the lessons to be learned from Meister and Faust, or even that calm, optimistic fatalism which never deserted Goethe, and was so completely justified by the tenor of his life.

LEO JUD (1482-1542), known to his contemporaries as Meister Leu, Swiss reformer, was born in Alsace and educated at Basel, where after a course in medicine he turned to the study of theology.

Martensen, Meister Eckhart (1842); J.

Thus, to take only one prominent example, the profound speculations of Meister Eckhart (q.v.) are always treated under the head of Mysticism, but they might with equal right appear under the rubric Theosophy.

Schubart, Die philosophischen Grundgedanken in Goethes Wilhelm Meister (1896); E.

The Sorrows of Werther no longer moves us to tears, and even Wilhelm Meister and Die Wahlverwandtschaften require more understanding for the conditions under which they were written than do Faust or Egmont.

Kramm, Meister Eckhart im Lichte der Denifleschen Funde (Bonn, 1889); R.

The most noteworthy of its public buildings is the handsome Protestant Church, begun in the 14th century and finished in 1520, in the Gothic style, containing a beautiful cup-shaped font, cast by Meister Leonhardus in 1438, and a large mural painting of the Crucifixion by Johannes von Rosenau (1445).

In Erigena, Meister Eckhardt, Jakob Boehme).

The mystical speculations of Meister Eckhart, Saint Martin, and above all those of Boehme, were more in harmony with his mode of thought.