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The title of the book, The Signature of All Things, is based on a 17th-century theory from a mystic named Jakob Boehme, who came up with the idea that God had hidden clues in the design of every plant.
His works nonetheless continued to circulate, influencing the Lutheran mystic, Jakob Boehme.
Pordage encouraged Leade's visions and her writing, and he evidently introduced her to Jakob Boehme whose works were to occupy an immensely important place in her thought and composition.
Also in this period, thanks to Pordage she began to absorb the notions of Jakob Boehme, "Silesian theosopher," and the author investigates his ideas, which embraced "occult philosophy, Gnosticism, the Cabbala, alchemy and magic" (25).