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Böhme, Jakob

Index: Arrabal, TR2,Textos recobrados 1930-1955. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 2001. 323.

Jakob Boehme, German Christian mystic, 1575-1624

Fishburn and Hughes: "A German Lutheran mystic, author of many theosophical works, including an allegorical explanation of the book of Genesis entitled Mysterium Magnum. Böhme had experienced mystical revelations from childhood, and believed that he could penetrate the mysteries of God through contemplation.

The 'indirect Jewish sources' may refer to Böhme's use of Christian metaphors to express his intuition and close affinity to Cabbalistic thought." (28)