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Denys the Areopagite [electronic resource] / Andrew Louth.

By: Louth, Andrew.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Outstanding Christian thinkers: Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2001, c1989Description: 1 online resource (x, 134 p.).ISBN: 9780826437358 (electronic bk.); 0826437354 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Pseudo-Dionysius, the Areopagite | Providence and government of God | Theology -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600 | Pseudo-Dionysius | RELIGION -- Christian Church -- History | RELIGION -- Christianity -- General | RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Systematic | RELIGION -- Christianity -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Denys the Areopagite.DDC classification: 230.14 | 270.2092 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : the intellectual world of the late fifth century -- A liturgical theology -- The angelic choirs -- The earthly liturgy -- The nameless God of many names -- Visions and darkness -- Afterlife -- Conclusion.
Summary: Andrew Louth examines all the traditions on which Denys' work draws: the Fourth Century Greek theologians, pagan philosophy and Syrian Christian thought. The corpus of Denys the Areopagite appeared in the sixth century and have since been deeply influential on Christian thinking both in East and West. Who their author was remains a mystery but in this book Professor Louth documents and comments on his compelling vision of the beauty of God's world and his revelation, together with his profound awareness of the ultimate mystery of the unknowable God who utterly transcends all being.
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Originally published: London: Geoffrey Chapman, 1989.

Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction : the intellectual world of the late fifth century -- A liturgical theology -- The angelic choirs -- The earthly liturgy -- The nameless God of many names -- Visions and darkness -- Afterlife -- Conclusion.

Andrew Louth examines all the traditions on which Denys' work draws: the Fourth Century Greek theologians, pagan philosophy and Syrian Christian thought. The corpus of Denys the Areopagite appeared in the sixth century and have since been deeply influential on Christian thinking both in East and West. Who their author was remains a mystery but in this book Professor Louth documents and comments on his compelling vision of the beauty of God's world and his revelation, together with his profound awareness of the ultimate mystery of the unknowable God who utterly transcends all being.

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Denys the Areopagite by Louth, Andrew. ©1989
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