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Tauler, Johannes
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(c.1300, Strasbourg – Jun 16, 1361, Strasbourg). Along with Meister Eckhart and H. Suso, Tauler was the most important representative of German Dominican mysticism (III, 3.b) on the Upper Rhine. Trained at the Dominican convent in Strasbourg, which he had joined around the age of 14, he did not hold a degree in theology but had received a good education; philosophically active, he participated in the neoplatonic revival in the Dominican order (Berthold of Moosburg). In terms of theology, Taule…

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Leppin, Volker, “Tauler, Johannes”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_125064>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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