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Jakob Boehme

Religion (1575 — 17-Nov-1624)


Margaret Lewis Bailey. Milton and Jakob Boehme: A Study of German Mysticism in Seventeenth-Century England. Oxford University Press. 1914. 200pp.

Kevin Fischer. Converse in the Spirit: William Blake, Jacob Boehme, and the Creative Spirit. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 2004. 258pp.

Franz Hartmann. Personal Christianity: The Doctrines of Jacob Boehme. F. Ungar. 1957. 336pp.

Hans Lassen Martensen. Translated by T. Rhys Evans. Jacob Boehme: His Life and Teaching: Or Studies in Theosophy. Hodder and Stoughton. 1885. 344pp.

Paola Mayer. Jena Romanticism and Its Appropriation of Jakob Böhme: Theosophy, Hagiography, Literature. McGill-Queen's University Press. 1999. 242pp.

Charles A. Musès. Illumination on Jacob Boehme: The Work of Dionysius Andreas Freher. King's Crown Press. 1951. 201pp.

Cyril O'Regan. Gnostic Apocalypse: Jacob's Boehme's Haunted Narrative. SUNY Press. 2002. 300pp.

W. P. Swainson. Jacob Boehme: The Teutonic Philosopher. London: William Rider. 1921. 63pp.

Andrew Weeks. Boehme: An Intellectual Biography of the Seventeenth-Century Philosopher and Mystic. State University of New York Press. 1991.


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  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.171)

  6. European Authors 1000-1900 (pp.108-09)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.119)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.59)

  9. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.31)

  10. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.32)

  11. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.66)

  12. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.100)

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