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Pseudo Dionysius The Complete Works (Classics of Western Spirituality) by Karlfried Froehlich

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Published by Paulist Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christianity,
  • Spirituality - General,
  • Knowableness,
  • Christianity - Theology - General,
  • Religion - Classic Works,
  • Spiritual life,
  • Religion,
  • Mysticism,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • God,
  • God (Christianity)

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsPaul Rorem (Foreword), Jean Leclercq (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7974983M
ISBN 100809128381
ISBN 109780809128389

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About Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite: Also known as Pseudo-Denys, was a Christian theologian and philosopher of the Neoplatonist school during the late Home My Books/5. Pseudo-Dionysius (5th or 6th century) There are few figures in the history of Western Spirituality who are more enigmatic than the fifth or sixth-century writer known as the Pseudo-Dionysius 3/5(2). Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest a new listing. Additional books from the extended shelves: Pseudo-Dionysius, the Areopagite: The celestial and ecclesiastical hierarchy of Dionysius the Areopagite / (London: Skeffington, ), also by John Parker, the Areopagite. Ecclesiastical hierarchy. English. Pseudo-Dionysius, and John Parker (page images at . of 42 results for Books: Dionysius the Areopagite. Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Eligible for Free Shipping. by Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite and Aeterna Press | Dec 8, Paperback $ $ 6. Get it as soon as Tue, May

Dionysius, or Pseudo-Dionysius, as he has come to be known in the contemporary world, was a Christian Neoplatonist who wrote in the late fifth or early sixth century CE and who transposed in a thoroughly original way the whole of Pagan Neoplatonism from Plotinus to Proclus, but especially that of Proclus and the Platonic Academy in Athens, into a distinctively new . THE Treatise on “Divine Names” was written by Dionysius, at the request of Timothy, and at the instigation of Hierotheus, to express, in a form more easily understood, the more abstract Treatise of Hierotheus, who was his chief instructor after St. Paul. Its purpose is to explain the epithets in. In Christianity, theologian Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite studied what the Bible says about angels and then published an angelic hierarchy in his book The Celestial Hierarchy (circa A.D.), and theologian Thomas Aquinas gave additional details in his book Summa Theologica (circa ). They described three spheres of angels consisting of nine choirs, with those . Pseudo-Dionysius The Areopagite, probably a Syrian monk who, known only by his pseudonym, wrote a series of Greek treatises and letters for the purpose of uniting Neoplatonic philosophy with Christian theology and mystical experience.

Looking for books by Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite? See all books authored by Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite, including Corpus Dionysiacum, and The Divine Names/The Mystical Theology, and more on There are few figures in the history of Western Spirituality who are more enigmatic than the fifth or sixth-century writer known as the Pseudo-Dionysius. The 2/5(1). Pseudo-Dionysius (5th or 6th century) There are few figures in the history of Western Spirituality who are more enigmatic than the fifth or sixth-century writer known as the Pseudo-Dionysius. The real identity of the person who chose to write under the pseudonym of Dionysius the Areopagite is unknown. By "Dionysius the Areopagite" is usually understood the judge of the Areopagus who, as related in Acts , was converted to Christianity by the preaching of St. Paul, and according to Dionysius of Corinth (Eusebius, Church History III.4) was Bishop of Athens.. In the course of time, however, two errors of far-reaching import arose in connection with this name.