31 August 2023, The Tablet

Meister Eckhart and ‘The Mustard Seed’

by Pauline Matarasso

Meister Eckhart and ‘The Mustard Seed’

A medieval statue of Meister Eckhart von Hochheim on the Rathaus in Cologne.
photo: alamy/album

Increasingly regarded as one of our greatest spiritual writers, a whiff of heresy still shrouds the work of Meister Eckhart. One of his poems, using metaphor and paradox to reach towards a truth beyond the fingertips of logic, is the quintessence of his theology.
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User Comments (1)

Comment by: Eileen
Posted: 23/09/2023 16:27:29
I cannot read the poem The Mustard Seed online although I see it appears in the printed issue.
Can you tell me why this is?