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Heinrich Seuse ca.1295 1366 , German mystic and Dominican friar While studying at Cologne, Heinrich Seuse came under the influence of Meister Eckhart, whose writings he defended against charges of heresy He became a popular preacher and was associated with Johannes Tauler.The book was really written in part against the pantheistic teachings of the Beghards, and againstHeinrich Seuse ca.1295 1366 , German mystic and Dominican friar While studying at Cologne, Heinrich Seuse came under the influence of Meister Eckhart, whose writings he defended against charges of heresy He became a popular preacher and was associated with Johannes Tauler.The book was really written in part against the pantheistic teachings of the Beghards, and against the libertine teachings of the Brethren of the Free Spirit Some considers it the most difficult little book among the writings of the German mystics Where as in this book Seuse speaks as a contemplative and to the intellect, in his next, published early in 1328, he is eminently practical and speaks out of the fullness of his heart to simple men who still have imperfections to be put off At first a harsh ascetic, he gradually emphasized detachment rather than mortification as central in the Christian discipline His mysticism was seen in terms of the contemporary literary romantic cult of the minnesingers This gave him the epithet Sweet Seuse His writings include the little book of eternal wisdom, an autobiography and a guide to beginners in the spiritual life the little book of love a scholarly defense of Eckhart and an attack on the Beghards and Brethren of the Free Spirit coupeled with miscellaneous sermons.He was beatified in 1831 Seuse and his friend Johannes Tauler were students of Meister Eckhart As a lyric poet and troubadour of divine wisdom, Seuse explored with psychological intensity the spiritual truths of Eckhart s mystical philosophy As in this, so in his other writings Seuse, while betraying Eckhart s influence, always avoided the errors of his master Karl Bihlmeyer accepts Denifle s judgment that it is the most beautiful fruit of German mysticism , and places it next to the Homilies of St Bernard, and the Imitation of Christ by Thomas Kempis.


  • Title: Eternal Wisdom
  • Author: Henry Suso
  • ISBN: 9781936392056
  • Page: 424
  • Format: Paperback

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Henry Suso

Henry Suso Also called Amandus, a name adopted in his writings, and Heinrich Seuse in German was a German mystic, declared Blessed in 1831 by Gregory XVI, who assigned his feast in the Dominican Order to March 2 The Dominicans now celebrate his feast on January 23, the open day nearest the day of his death.



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