Re-thinking Dionysius the Areopagite

Re-thinking Dionysius the Areopagite


Dionysius the Areopagite, the early sixth-century Christian author, bridged Christianity and neo-Platonist philosophy. Bringing jointly a workforce of foreign students, this quantity surveys how Dionysius’s concept and paintings has been interpreted, in either East and West, as much as the current day.

  • One of the 1st volumes in English to survey the reception background of Dionysian idea, either East and West
  • Provides a transparent account of either sleek and post-modern debates approximately Dionysius’s status as thinker and Christian theologian
  • Examines the contrasts among Dionysius’s personal pre-modern matters and people of the post-modern philosophical tradition
  • Highlights the good number of historical readings of Dionysius, and likewise considers new theories and interpretations
  • Analyzes the details of hermeneutical distinction among East and West

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