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Suso, Henry (c.1295–1366)

DOI
10.4324/9780415249126-B103-1
DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-B103-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
Retrieved October 05, 2022, from https://www.rep.routledge.com/articles/biographical/suso-henry-c-1295-1366/v-1

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Suso was a Dominican friar and mystic and, with his friend John Tauler, a student of Master Eckhart. The three form the nucleus of the Rhineland school of mysticism. As a lyric poet and troubadour of divine wisdom, Suso explored with psychological intensity the spiritual truths of Eckhart’s mystical philosophy. His devotional works were extremely popular in the later Middle Ages.

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Bussanich, John. Suso, Henry (c.1295–1366), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-B103-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis, https://www.rep.routledge.com/articles/biographical/suso-henry-c-1295-1366/v-1.
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