Meister Eckhart, from Whom God Hid Nothing: Sermons, Writings, and Sayings

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This introduction to the writing and preaching of the greatest medieval European mystic contains selections from his sermons, treatises, and sayings, as well as Table Talk, the records of his informal advice to his spiritual children. “This is probably the most recommendable book of Eckhart’s writings on the market, and the best introduction for anyone… Read more »

“Mystics and Zen Masters” by Thomas Merton

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Thomas Merton was recognized as one of those rare Western minds that are entirely at home with the Zen experience. In this collection, he discusses diverse religious concepts-early monasticism, Russian Orthodox spirituality, the Shakers, and Zen Buddhism-with characteristic Western directness. Merton not only studied these religions from the outside but grasped them by empathy and… Read more »