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Coakley, Sarah

Re-thinking Dionysius the Areopagite

Coakley, Sarah - Re-thinking Dionysius the Areopagite, ebook

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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

Keywords: Contemporary Religious Thought, Dionysius, Areopagite, writer, neo-Platonist, philosophy, controversial, apophatic, post-Kantian, Corpus Dionysiacum, mystical, theology, tradition.

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Directions in Modern Theology
Page amount
240 pages
Category
Religions
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444356458
Printed ISBN
9781405180894