The Renaissance began in Cologne. How German mysticism brought forth a new understanding of man, of human dignity and a new world.
Author: Heribert Holzinger. Translation: Alexander Weigand, Waltraud Plattner.
Summary: In the 13th – 14th centuries, Albertus Magnus and Meister Eckhart – inspired by the old hermetic tradition – defined human reason (intellect) as something divine, thus giving human dignity a new foundation. Over the next 100 years, the Dominicans trained in Cologne operated all the […]