Meister Eckhart

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Meister Eckhart (c. 1260 - 1327/1328)), original name Johannes Eckhart, also known as Eckhart von Hochheim, Eckhart also spelled Eckehart, was a German theologian, writer, and mystic.

Interest in Eckhart's works was revived in the early nineteenth century, especially by German Romantics and Idealist philosophers. Sometimes stated to be an important influence on the völkisch movement and Alfred Rosenberg. There are various other stated influences by Eckhart, such as on (variants of) modern spirituality, theosophy, Buddhism, Hinduism, and psychoanalysis.

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