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A Talk on Meister Eckhart with the World Community for Christian Meditation Friday May 31st

21 Mar 2019 12:30 PM | Ann Moran (Administrator)


An Invitation to the Spiritual Path

with Meister Eckhart

Friday May 31st 7.15 p.m.

Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institute

16-18 Queen Square BA1 2HN

A talk for those who hunger for depth in life and for deeper and more generous love

Booking essential see below for details

Our guide -  Meister Eckhart, medieval friar and one of Christianity’s greatest literary and spiritual voices. The freshness of his imagery and the universality of his teaching have attracted spiritual seekers, Christian and non-Christian alike, across the centuries. The evening offers the chance to probe the depths of the Meister’s wisdom, drawing on poetic rendering of his teaching as voiced by Mark Burrows. No prior knowledge of Eckhart required.

“We are all meant to be mothers of God...for God is always needing to be born.” Meister Eckhart

Mark Burrows is a poet and scholar of medieval theology.

A long time resident of New England, he currently serves as professor of religion and literature at the Protestant University of Applied Sciences, Bochum (Germany).

A compelling speaker, he has written widely in exploring theology and the poetic, including Meister Eckhart’s Book of the Heart: Meditations for the Restless Soul (2017)

As well as the talk, there will be a period of meditation, time for questions, and a book stall. We will finish at 9 p.m.

For more information, or to book (essential) contact or 01275 463727.

You can also book via Eventbrite if you prefer. Please go to

There is disabled access – please specify when booking. There will be a basket at the door for donations – we suggest £10 if you can.

Coffee available from 6.45 p.m.

Charlotte St. car park is close by. Train/bus stations are ¾ mile away.

Talk arranged by WCCM

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