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Ruysbroeck, Jan van

(Ruysbroek; Ruusbroec; Rusbroek; Ruisbroeck; 1293–1381). Mystic; b. Ruisbroek, Belg.; priest and vicar Brussels; retired to Augustinian monastery of Groenendael, near Brussels and Waterloo, for a life of contemplation; prior of the monastery; developed a mystical system that borders on pantheism; influenced G. Groote.*

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