Re-thinking Dionysius the Areopagite - Directions in Modern Theology (Paperback)
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Re-thinking Dionysius the Areopagite - Directions in Modern Theology (Paperback)

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Paperback 242 Pages / Published: 13/03/2009
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Dionysius the Areopagite, the early sixth-century Christian writer, bridged Christianity and neo-Platonist philosophy. Bringing together a team of international scholars, this volume surveys how Dionysius's thought and work has been interpreted, in both East and West, up to the present day. One of the first volumes in English to survey the reception history of Dionysian thought, both East and West Provides a clear account of both modern and post-modern debates about Dionysius's standing as philosopher and Christian theologian Examines the contrasts between Dionysius's own pre-modern concerns and those of the post-modern philosophical tradition Highlights the great variety of historic readings of Dionysius, and also considers new theories and interpretations Analyzes the main points of hermeneutical contrast between East and West

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9781405180894
Number of pages: 242
Weight: 372 g
Dimensions: 223 x 152 x 14 mm


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"Re-Thinking Dionysius the Areopagite is a helpful tool in navigating the great tidal wave of Dionysian-inspired literature." (Journal of Church History, September 2010)

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