Meister Eckhart, who has been called the ´´Father of German Thought´´, was a Dominican monk and one of the most profound thinkers of the Middle Ages. He was born about 1260 AD in Thuringia and died at Cologne 1327 AD. In 1295, he was Prior of the Dominicans at Erfurt and Vicar-General of Thuringia. In 1300, he was sent to the University of Paris, where he studied Aristotle and the Platonists and received the degree of Master of Arts. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jim Wentland. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/133260/bk_acx0_133260_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.