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  "Within, Not Without: Jakob Boehme" by Grace F. Knoche
Jakob Boehme was a simple man, unschooled in high philosophy or the intricacies of theology, a devout Lutheran whose main source of inspiration had been derived from faithful church attendance and the reading of the New Testament.
Thus was Boehme introduced to the secret network of individuals and groups scattered all over Europe and in Great Britain, who were united by their common bond of dedication to a "traditional wisdom" that traced its ancestry not merely to the theosophic school of Alexandria, but far back into the mists of prehistory.
Boehme was the ultimate victor, for he soon entered into a fruitful correspondence with his new-found friends in different parts, and often visited them at their invitation in order to exchange views on the alchemical, qabbalistic and rosicrucian themes that were their mutual concern.
www.theosophy-nw.org /theosnw/world/modeur/ph-gfk.htm   (1897 words)

 Jakob Boehme
Jakob Boehme (1575-1624) was a German religious mystic from the town of Goerlitz in Silesia, eastern Germany.
Boehme's bold speculations about development within the Godhead, as well as his rejection of narrow dogmatism and bibliolatry, were to exercise a profound influence on contemporary Protestantism, both in Germany and elsewhere.
Boehme's thesis that God's coming to self-consciousness was a genetic process led to a new model for revelation, one involving the mediation of successive creations through pre-mundane as well as worldly time.
church-of-the-east.org /library/BOEHME.HTM   (2458 words)

 JAKOB BOEHME - Title   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
BOEHME, Jakob (1576-1624), a mystical writer, whose surname (of which Fechner gives eight German varieties) appears in English literature as Beem, Behmont, andc., and notably in the form Behmen, was born at AltSeidenberg, in Upper Lusatia, a straggling hamlet among the hills, some ten miles S.E. of Gorlitz.
Boehme is always greatest when he breaks away from his fancies and his trammels, and allows speech to the voice of his heart.
Translating Boehme's thought out of the uncouth dialect of material symbols (as to which one doubts sometimes whether he means them as concrete instances, or as pictorial illustrations, or as a mere memoria technica) we find that Boehme conceives of the correlation of two triads of forces.
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 Hegel's History of Philosophy
But Boehme has to attribute the high honour to which he was raised mainly to the garb of sensuous feeling and perception which he adopted; for ordinary sensuous perception and inward feeling, praying and yearning, and the pictorial element in thought, allegories and such like, are in some measure held to be essential in Philosophy.
Boehme's general conceptions thus on the one hand reveal themselves as both deep and sound, but on the other, with all his need for and struggle after determination and distinction in the development of his divine intuitions of the universe, he does not attain either to clearness or order.
Boehme grasps the opposites in the crudest, harshest way, but he does not allow himself through their unworkableness to be prevented from asserting the unity.
www.marxists.org /reference/archive/hegel/works/hp/hpboehme.htm   (7081 words)

 Jakob Böhme (1575-1624)
Jacob Boehme was a 17th century shoemaker whose radical and mystical theology is consistent with modern knowledge of the relationship of the physical world to nonlocal reality, and of the dynamics of the psyche.
Boehme's expression of his ideas is often deeply couched in the obscure theological and alchemical languages of his time.
Boehme writes, "[To the detractor who says that I was not there] I say, that I, in the essence of my soul and body, when I was not yet I, but when I was in Adam's essence, was there, and did fool away my glory in Adam.
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 Buber: Concerning Jacob Boehme
Boehme's basic concern, that which is the summation of his thought, is the problem of the relation of the individual to the world.
However today we are closer to Boehme than we are to the teachings of Feuerbach, the ideas of St. Francis of Assisi, who called the trees, birds, and stars his brothers and sisters, and nearer yet to the Vedanta.
For Boehme struggle and love reconciliations and the conquering of schisms are bridges between the I and the world; struggle, because in it and through it, the I and another I are unfolded and revealed in its beauty, and love because in it the essences unite themselves to God.
pegasus.cc.ucf.edu /~janzb/boehme/wienrund.htm   (1271 words)

 Artigos - Alphonse Charles Constant
Jakob Boehme (1575-1624) was a German religious mystic from the town of Goerlitz (Zgorzelec in Polish) in Silesia, on the Polish side of the Oder river just across from eastern Germany.
Boehme's first treatise, entitled Aurora, or Die Morgenroete im Aufgang (1612), expressed his insights in an abstruse, oracular style.
Indeed, Boehme's third major principle, identified with the Holy Spirit, is precisely the continual movement between the first two: It is the living breath of the cosmos (Gnaden-Wahl, ch.
www.hermanubis.com.br /Artigos/EN/ARENJAKOBBOEHME.htm   (2330 words)

 English Dissenters: Behmenists
Boehme was born near Görlitz in Upper Lusatia of a good family.
Boehme was jailed shortly, and censured by the local Lutheran authorities.
Boehme was hounded by the new Primarius of Görlitz (1613-24), Pastor Gregor Richter who seems to have taken a personal dislike to this presumptuous shoemaker.
www.exlibris.org /nonconform/engdis/behmenists.html   (912 words)

 Jacob Boehme
Boehme, the German mystic, was born in the East German town of Goerlitz in 1575.
Martin Buber has written that the "summation of (Boehme's) thoughts, is the problem of the relation of the individual to the world." For Boehme, as a precursor to existentialist thought, the Godhead, as the Undgrund or Abyss, is unknowable to human beings.
The world as becoming, in Boehme's cosmology, is the self-revelation of God in the sensible, emerging out of a desire to reveal Himself to Himself.
www.mythosandlogos.com /boehme.html   (733 words)

 TEMPLE OF JACOB BOEHME   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Eventually Boehme was forced to seek asylum in Dresden, Saxony.
In his fundamental doctrine, Boehme held that everything exists and is intelligible only through its opposite.
Boehme's religious views have influenced modern Western thought in both philosophy and theology.
www.sangha.net /messengers/boehme.htm   (278 words)

 AllRefer.com - Jakob Boehme (Protestant Christianity, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Evil is a result of the striving of single elements of Deity to become the whole; conflict ensues as man and nature strive to achieve God who, in himself, contains all antithetical principles.
Boehme exerted a profound influence on the philosophies of Baader, Schelling, Hegel, and Schopenhauer.
Boehme claimed divine revelation and had many followers in Germany and Holland.
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 Jacob Boehme
The Protestant mystic Jacob Boehme was born in Altseidenberg, Silesia.
Boehme describes the absolute nature of God as the abyss, the nothing and the all, the primordial depths from which the creative will struggles forth to find manifestation and self-consciousness.
Boehme's writings have influenced modern Western thought in both philosophy and theology.
www.kheper.net /topics/christianmysticism/JacobBoehme.htm   (529 words)

 Directory - Society: Philosophy: Philosophers: B: Boehme, Jacob   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jacob Boehme  · cached · Concise biography and links, with an emphasis on Boehme's relation to modern existentialist thought.
Jakob Boehme  · cached · Lengthy article on this mystic from the 1878 edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
Mysticism at the Dawn of the Modern Age: Valentin Weigel and Jacob Boehme  · cached · An anthroposophist perspective on Boehme's role, from the Rudolf Steiner Archive.
www.incywincy.com /default?p=73500   (160 words)

 Bohme, Jakob --  Encyclopædia Britannica
One of the greatest geometers in history was the Swiss mathematician Jakob Steiner.
He was one of the founders of projective geometry, a branch of mathematics dealing with the relationships between geometric figures and their projected images on a surface or line.
The German novelist Jakob Wassermann is frequently compared to Fedor Dostoevski in both his moral fervor and his tendency toward sensationalism.
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 Jakob Böhme
Jakob, Sohn eines Bauern, wurde Schuhmacher, hatte während seiner Wanderjahre als Geselle erste mystische Erlebnisse und machte Erfahrungen mit der ihn faszinierenden Wissenschaft der Alchemie.
Jakob Böhmes Philosophie, in insgesamt 22 Schriften dargestellt, ist eine eigentümliche Verbindung aus Luthertum und Mystik.
Den Gegensatz von Gut und Böse führte er auf den in Gott selbst angelegten Gegensatz von Liebe und Zorn zurück; es gibt keine Trennungen in der Schöpfung, auch der Mensch ist Teil seiner Umwelt, aber alle Bewegung erfolt in Gegensätzen.
www.heiligenlexikon.de /BiographienJ/Jakob_Boehme.html   (386 words)

 Jakob boehm - Viewing many inspirational and famous quotations by author!
Also: Jacob Boehme, Boehm, Böhm, Behme, Behmen; the spellings were quite Jacob Boehme was born on or soon before April 24, 1575 in Altseidenberg,
Jakob Boehme [1575-1624], also spelled Boehm or Behmen.
The first Boehm in Kentucky was Johannes Jacob Boehm, who arrived in Kentucky in 1787 or 1788.
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 Jacob Boehme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jacob Boehme is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
He would have known then that the "god" who spoke through his poor uncultured and untrained brain, was his own divine Ego, the omniscient Deity within himself, and that what that Deity gave out was not in "what measure pleased," but in the measure of the capacities of the mortal and temporary dwelling IT informed.
He was an ardent disciple of Jacob Boehme, and studied under Martinez Paschalis, finally founding a mystical semi-Masonic Lodge, "the Rectified Rite of St.
www.experiencefestival.com /jacob_boehme   (1001 words)

 April 24: Birth of Jacob Boehme
Jacob Boehme was such a man. A shoemaker without college or university credentials, he wrote twenty-nine books and tracts which set a lot of minds turning.
Boehme lived through the hardships of the terrible Thirty-Year's War that decimated Germany.
In 1600, a Lutheran pastor named Martin Moller came to Gorlitz where Boehme had married and was living.
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 carnatic.com > Karmasaya : Full Text Search Results : Jakob   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jakob Boehme has said that the whole world is filled with centers, every atom is a center, and there is no circumference -- centers everywhere and circumference nowhere.
Walldorf calls itself "Astorstadt" after Johann Jakob Astor, born here in 1763 who then emigrated to the U.S.A. and became one of the richest men in the world through fur trade and real estate business.
I may be wrong, but I am more and more convinced that simple people like Boehme have a pure intuition and grasp easily and readily the Master's profound spiritual truths.
www.carnatic.com /karmasaya/index.php?full=Jakob   (274 words)

 OU History of Science
This thesis analyses Jakob Boehme's (1575-1624) seminal concept of Ungrund, an idea which has strongly influenced the history of science in many ways.
Ungrund (according to its use in Boehme's last major work, the Mysterium Magnum of 1622) can best be defined as an atopical negation which has the status of a paradox or negation in the laws of logic.
B. Gibbons has notes that "there is in fact a superficial resemblance between Newton's system and Boehme's: both construct the universe as pervaded by mysterious forces of attraction and repulsion." She believes that this is a clear evidence that Boehme influenced Newton but that historians of science have not taken this seriously.
www.ou.edu /cas/hsci/master-Abstracts.htm   (2453 words)

 Ali-Baba.com » Society » Philosophy » Philosophers » B » Boehme, Jacob
Jacob Boehme - Concise biography and links, with an emphasis on Boehme's relation to modern existentialist thought.
Jakob Boehme - His legacy and theological ideas.
Jakob Boehme - Lengthy article on this mystic from the 1878 edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
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 Jacob Boehme Resources
This page collects existing resources from the WWW on the work, world, and influence of Jacob Boehme (1575-1624), and adds some of my own resources, in an effort to support research and teaching on Boehme.
Boehme is one of the thinkers discussed in this essay.
Basarab Nicolescu, a Boehme scholar, runs this centre which is devoted to rethinking the structures of knowledge using, among others, Boehme as a guide.
pegasus.cc.ucf.edu /~janzb/boehme   (989 words)

 The Restored Image, by Jakob Boehme, What r your thoughts on his writings??? - The Good News Café   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Note: The excerpts of Boehme are taken from the 18th century translations done by William Law.
Jacob Boehme, "chosen servant of God," was born in Alt Seidenburg, Germany, in 1575.
Jacob Boehme's persecutions and suffering began with the publication of his first book, "Aurora," at the age of thirty-five.
www.goodnewscafe.net /showthread.php?t=2178   (3851 words)

 The Ecole Initiative: Jacob Boehme
A modern translation of Boehme's Weg zu Christo (1620) by W. Zeller.
R.H. Hvolbel, "Was Jacob Boehme a Paracelsian?" in Hermetic Journal 19 (Spring 1983), pp.
Ingrid Merkel, "Aurora; or, The Rising Sun of Allegory: Hermetic Imagery in the Work of Jakob Boehme," in Hermeticism and the Renaissance: Intellectual History and the Occult in Early Modern Europe, edited by I. Merkel and A.G. Debus.
www.thefane.org /boehme.htm   (2475 words)

 Ein einfaches Leben in Christus - Jakob Böhme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He grew up as a Lutheran, and worked as a shoemaker in Görlitz.Böhme had mystical experiences throughout his youth, culminating in a vision in 1600 that he believed revealed to him the spiritual structure of the world, as well as the relationship between good and evil.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Jakob Boehme
Burckhardt, Jakob (1818-1897), Swiss historian of art and culture, who to a great extent molded the modern concept of the European Renaissance.
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 The mystical heart diagrams of Paul Kaym
The title page indicates that it is written following the deep principles and powerful doctrine of the highly illumined Johannes Tauler (the 14th century German mystic), however, it owes much to the mystical philosophy of Jakob Boehme.
Paul Kaym had written to Boehme in 1620 asking him about the 'end of time', and was answered in letters 8 and 11 of Boehme's, later published, Epistles.
The series of sixteen images were most likely engraved by Nicolaus Häublin, who illustrated a number of works for the German followers of Jakob Boehme.
www.levity.com /alchemy/kaim.html   (221 words)

 Google Directory - Society > Philosophy > Philosophers > B > Boehme, Jacob
Biographical information on Boehme, general information about the English Behmenist movement which he inspired, and a bibliography.
Mysticism at the Dawn of the Modern Age: Valentin Weigel and Jacob Boehme
An anthroposophist perspective on Boehme's role, from the Rudolf Steiner Archive.
gogle.com /alpha/Top/Society/Philosophy/Philosophers/B/Boehme,_Jacob   (180 words)

 Seminar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In her stimulating reexamination of the use the Jena Romantics made of the image and writings of Jakob Böhme, Paola Mayer argues that Böhme’s ‘influence’ on the Romantics is largely a myth of their own creation that scholars subsequently have been only too ready to re-echo and amplify.
Rather than speaking of influence, Mayer prefers the term ‘appropriation,’ in that it better suits how Tieck, Novalis, Ritter, Friedrich Schlegel, and Schelling selected those images about and from Böhme that accorded with their own program of fusing together religion and natural philosophy through Poesie.
In the process, Mayer’s lucid, well-written analysis of Jena Romanticism’s appropriation of Jakob Böhme raises issues with broader implications for the field of German Romanticism.
www.humanities.ualberta.ca /seminar/display.cfm?ReviewID=5   (428 words)

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