Definition of Eckhart
1. Noun. German Roman Catholic theologian and mystic (1260-1327).
Generic synonyms: Mystic, Religious Mystic, Theologian, Theologiser, Theologist, Theologizer
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Literary usage of Eckhart
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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"Meister Eckhart, as he is generally called, Dominican and mystic, ... In 1411 Eckhart was appointed by the general chapter of Naples as teacher at Paris. ..."
2. A History of Philosophy by Frank Thilly (1914)
"In his Latin writings Eckhart presents his views in more technical form and in connection ... With Neoplatonism, Eckhart regards Deity as an inconceivable, ..."
3. Church History by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1889)
"The bull, contrary to reason and truth, went on to say that Eckhart at the end of ... But Eckhart hnd indignantly protested against the charge of pantheism, ..."
4. Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce of the by United States Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, United States 57th Congress, 1st session, 1901-1902. House. [from old catalog] (1902)
"Mr. Eckhart. I simply did that as an illustration as to how France protects ... Mr. Eckhart. The American wheat commands a higher price than Russian wheat. ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Eckhart appears, however, to have made a conditional recantation—that is, ... But before it» publication Eckhart was dead. The exact date of his death is ..."