Shoemaker, Lutheran dissenter, and author of numerous writings that exercised a profound and lasting influence on German Spiritualism and Pietism and its equivalents in other countries, on German literature and philosophy, as well as on mysticism and Christian Theosophy.
Weeks, Andrew, "Boehme" (2005). Faculty Publications-Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. 115.
This article was originally published as “Boehme,” in Dictionary of Gnosis and Western Esotericism, ed. Wouter J. Hanegraaff (Leiden: Brill, 2005): pp. 183-192. (10 pages)