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Dionysius the Areopagite

Filip Ivanović

Dionysius the Areopagite

between orthodoxy and heresy

by Filip Ivanović

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Published by Cambridge Scholars Pub. in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-173) and index.

Statementedited by Filip Ivanović
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR65.D66 D57 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 187 p. ;
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25352049M
ISBN 101443833487
ISBN 109781443833486
LC Control Number2012429427
OCLC/WorldCa754330650

Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite (circa A.D.) was a Christian theologian and philosopher of the late 5th to early 6th century. He wrote a set of works pseudonymously identifying himself as “Dionysius,” portraying himself as Dionysius the Areopagite, the Athenian convert of Paul the Apostle.   [From Wikipedia:] Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite, also known as Pseudo-Denys, was a Syrian Christian theologian and philosopher of the late 5th to early 6th century, who wrote a .

Get this from a library! The works of Dionysius the Areopagite. [Pseudo-Dionysius, the Areopagite.; John Parker, (Translator)]. Dionysius the Areopagite is the name given to the anonymous author of a number of 5th century Christian texts. This mystical body of work was influenced by Neoplatonism. Much admired during the Middle Ages and Renaissance, debates about the identity of the author continue to this : Dionysius The Areopagite.

The Celestial Hierarchy. Dionysius the Areopagite. THE CELESTIAL HIERARCHY. CHAPTER I. To my fellow-presbyter Timothy, Dionysius the Presbyter. That every divine illumination, while going forth with love in various ways to the objects of its forethought, remains one. Nor is this all: it . 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. Even the exact dates of his writings have never been determined. Moreover the texts themselves, though relatively short, are at 2/5(1).


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Paul in the first century C.E. Modern scholars Cited by: 3. Pseudo-Dionysius was long believed to have been St. Paul's Athenian convert, Dionysius the Areopagite, mentioned in Acts However, the presence, in the writings attributed to him, of concepts and categories derived from the 5th century Neoplatonic philosopher Proclus gradually led to a re-evaluation of this mysterious writer's identity, and so he became known as Pseudo-Dionysius/5(11).

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The book of Saint Dionysius On the Ecclesiastical Hierarchies is a continuation of his book On the Celestial Hierarchies.

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CAPUT I. TO MY FELLOW PRESBYTER, TIMOTHY, DIONYSIUS THE PRESBYTER. What is the purpose of the discourse, and what the tradition concerning Divine Names. SECTION I. Now then, O Blessed One, after the Theological Outlines 1, I will pass to the interpretation of the Divine Names, as best I can.

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Preface to the "Divine Names" ix DIVINE NAMES 1 Note -- Ignatius Preface to Mystic Theology MYSTIC THEOLOGY Preface to the Letters of Dionysius the Areopagite LETTERS OF DIONYSIUS THE AREOPAGITE Preface to Liturgy LITURGY.

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