Jakob Bohme

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German mystic and theosophist who founded modern theosophy

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From Eckhart, we trace the line of apophatic discourse into Jakob Bohme and Angelus Silesius.
I had always been interested in the work of the German philosopher Jakob Bohme (1575-1624) and, don't ask me why, I felt compelled to see where he lived and worked.
Most of writings were edited posthumously by a group of followers (Weigel's most famous writing are Vom Gesetz oder Willen Gottes, Gnothi seauton, and Der guldene Griff, Alle Ding ohne Irrthumb zu erkennen, vielen Hochgelahrten unbekannt, und doch allen Menschen nothwendig zu wissen, which contain a mystical theory of cognition with special attention to visual perception and have been reedited by Horst Pfefferl in 1996 and 1997) and influenced Jakob Bohme and other seventeenth-century Protestant mystics.
Wolfgang Kayser's article on Jakob Bohme quoted on p.
Surveying Christian theosophic tradition of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries (for example, Jakob Bohme, John Pordage, Jane Leade, Johann Georg Gichtel, Gottfried Arnold), Arthur Versluis stresses that such figures are unacknowledged antecedents of the religious pluralism and ecumenism of the twentieth century, and observes that notions of Protestantism as excessively masculine and antimystical are countered by "several centuries of literature founded in Judeo-Christian Sophianic spirituality" (232).