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It proves that much of the terminology of German mysticism was current before Eckhart's time.
In Meister Eckhart (?
Eckhart was a distinguished son of the Church; E but in reading his works we feel at once that we have passed into quite a different sphere of thought from that of the churchly mystics; we seem to leave the cloister behind and to breathe a freer atmosphere.
But in Eckhart the attitude of the churchman and traditionalist is entirely abandoned.
The freedom with which Eckhart treats historical Christianity allies him much more to the German idealists of the 19th century than to his scholastic predecessors.