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Boehme’s Gründlicher Bericht (A Fundamental Report)

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The Bericht was written during the calm before the storm that swept over Lusatia and Bohemia in the fall. The overpowering of the weak by the strong or the collusion of the weak with the strong could not have failed to awaken associations in Boehme's historical situation. Boehme almost suggests that nature is at root a craving in the eternal torment of God's will. At the beginning of Forty Questions, the author links the concept of Sucht to his theology and theogony: to the theme of the eternal becoming of God which lies at the core of all creation, birth, and rebirth. Der Ungrund is one of the most interesting and influential of Boehme's concepts in Bericht. Finally, another possible interpretation addresses the spiritualization of the material and the psychological. Boehme's evocation of divinity is based on his contemplation of his inner life or that of generalized human subject.

Keywords: Boehme; Der Ungrund; Gründlicher Bericht; Sucht

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