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Ludolph of Saxony

German monk, theologian and writer

1300   -   1377 or 1378

country of citizenship: Germany
language of expression: Latin
occupation: monk carthusian, theologian
student of: Johannes Tauler, Henry Suso

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Ludolph of Saxony (c. 1295 – 1378), also known as Ludolphus de Saxonia and Ludolph the Carthusian, was a German Roman Catholic theologian of the fourteenth century. His principal work, first printed in the 1470s, was the Vita Christi (Life of Christ). It had significant influence on the development of techniques for Christian meditation by introducing the concept of immersing and projecting oneself into a Biblical scene about the life of Jesus which became popular among the Devotio Moderna community, and later influenced Ignatius of Loyola.
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Vita Christi

Book about the life of Jesus Christ

author: Ludolph of Saxony


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