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Tauler, Johann(es)

(Taler; Taweler; Tauweler; ca. 1300–61). “Doctor illuminatus”; Ger. mystic; b. Strasbourg; Dominican ca. 1315/18; studied at Cologne; active in Strasbourg, from which he and other Dominicans were driven 1339 by interdict of John XXII (see Popes, 13) in conflict with Louis* IV; settled in Basel, Switz.; assoc. with Friends* of God; returned to Strasbourg. Noted preacher. Works include sermons; Medulla animae. See also Mysticism.


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