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also Eck·art or Eck·ardt  (ĕk′härt′, -ärt′), Johannes Known as "Meister Eckhart." 1260?-1327?
German theologian regarded as the founder of mysticism in Germany. His influential works concern the union of the individual soul with God.
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(German ˈɛkhart)
(Biography) Johannes (joˈhanəs), called Meister Eckhart. ?1260–?1327, German Dominican theologian, mystic, and preacher
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(ˈɛk ɑrt)

Johannes, ( “Meister Eckhart” ), c1260–1327?, Dominican theologian: founder of German mysticism.
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Can Virgie, a woman whom the town frequently defined on its own terms, ever be "all to herself?" It is significant that Virgie wrestles with these issues after articulating the value of Miss Eckhart's instruction.
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Both children and adults will be enchanted by this collaboration between two well-known and much-loved creators, Eckhart Tolle, author of The Power of Now, and Patrick McDonnell, creator of the comic strip MUTTS.
GUARDIANS OF BEING could also have been featured in our 'new age' area but deserves ongoing recommendation as an appealing blend of Eckhart's teachings and Patrick McDonnell's cartoons.
Meister Eckhart - a 13th century Dominican theologian, philosopher and mystic - wrote, "We are all meant to be mothers of God." As a child, I learned that God is my "father." So I have questioned, "How can I be a `mother' of God if God is my father/mother?"