Light, Life, and Love

Author: Inge, William Ralph (1860-1954)
Author of section: Suso, Henry (c. 1296-1366)
Author of section: Tauler, John (c. 1300-1361)
Author of section: Eckhart, Johannes (c. 1260-1327)

This book has everything a reader needs to explore the world of German mysticism. William Inge begins with an introduction of histories, biographies, and summaries of the movement, and his scholarly articles will prove useful for the student of mysticism. Then he includes in the book many examples of the writings of the 14th century Dominicans, the Friends of God. These friends were an informal group of Catholics who strove to deepen both their communal relationships as well as their inner spirituality. Eckhardt, Tauler, and Suso were the major proponents of this theology, and each is represented in Inge's collection. This book is a unique and convenient volume that will assist readers interested in the fascinating movement of German mysticism.

Abby Zwart
CCEL Staff Writer





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