The Ground of the Soul in Meister Eckhart’s Theology

What keeps us from seeing The Truth is our stories and interpretations about it. Once we cease looking in the direction of this self-created drama, truth will shine on its own accord and without the need for our effort. It’s quite often our own efforts, and more so our spiritual efforts, that muddle the waters of Beyond-Being and keep our true essence hidden from view. … More The Ground of the Soul in Meister Eckhart’s Theology

Theosis

The three stages of spiritual path are Katharsis, Theoria, and Theosis:┬áKatharsis is Purification through Abstention. Theoria is Illumination through Contemplation. Theosis is Deification through Concentration.┬áTheosis is Obliteration in Affirmation. This encompasses the method, the means, and the end of all spiritual ascent: First, we become aware of our existence; then, we see, with the Eye … More Theosis