Item #10717 Re-thinking Dionysius the Areopagite. Sarah Coakley, Charles M. Stang.

Re-thinking Dionysius the Areopagite

West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

Paperback. 9" X 6". vi, 234pp. Very mild rubbing and shelf wear to covers, corners, and edges of pictorial paper wraps. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is sound.

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). Very good. Item #10717
ISBN: 9781405180894

Price: $25.00