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, fl. 1st cent. A.D., Athenian Christian, converted by St. Paul. Acts 17.34. Tradition has made him a martyr and the first bishop of Athens. He has been confused with St. Denis.
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Thus Dionysius the Areopagite wrote in the Divine Names that the Good (i.
4) Acts 17:34 mentions a 1st-century convert to Christianity named Dionysius the Areopagite.
Buddhism) reappears in the post-modern rethinkings and retrieval of negative theology -- as one can see in contemporary theological and philosophical retrievals of the apophatic and mystical traditions exemplified in the writings of Dionysius the Areopagite.
Dionysius the Areopagite, De Caelestibus Hierarchiis, as cited by Louis Charbonneau-Lassay in his Introduction to The Bestiary of Christ, p.
Wilken), the variant streams of biblical exegesis regarding Paul and Pauline literature (Karlfried Froehlich), a renewed investigation of the interpretation of charisma vis-a-vis institution by the medieval mystic Dionysius the Areopagite (Alexander Golitzin), the boundaries of the First Testament canon in the Byzantine tradition (Harold P.
Pride of place goes here to Dionysius the Areopagite, anachronously treated before Augustine, in recognition of his status as founding father of the tradition.
Four of the papers are on Gregory of Nyssa, others engage with Dionysius the Areopagite, Origen, and Augustine.
How angels, which have strong connotations of pagan idolatry, came to be represented at all in Christian imagery Peers investigates in his inquiry into the theology of Pseudo Dionysius the Areopagite (among others), who sees them as a means to spiritual engagement with the divine.
00--In the earlier part of the sixth century, John of Scythopolis collected and edited the writings of Dionysius the Areopagite.
Dionysius the Areopagite (7) and commented on by Aquinas, it prepares a natural foundation for the spiritual life and ultimately leads the mind to receive the deepest teaching of the end and purpose of man: deification and union with God.
Symbol & icon; Dionysius the Areopagite and the iconoclastic crisis.