A Commentary on the Texts and an Introduction to Their Influence
By (author) Paul Rorem
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Pseudo-Dionysius by Paul Rorem
Book DescriptionDionysius the Areopagite is the peudonymous author of an influential body of early (about 500 AD) Christian theological texts. The Pseudo-Dionysian writings offer a synthesis of Christian dogma and Neo-platonic thought. Their leading idea which has made them the charter of Christian mysticism, is the intimate union between God and the soul and the progressive deification of man. In this book, Paul Rorem examines and elucidates these difficult texts and explores their profound influence on medieval theology both in the East and west. As Rorem shows, the Pseudo-Dionysian writings were regarded almost as a "Summa Theologica" in the Eastern Church. In the West, they were commented on by virtually all of the great medieval theologians. Thomas Aquinas alone cites Dionysius is some 1,700 places. Rorem is co-translator of the 1984 edition (Paulist Press) of the complete Pseudo-Dionysius (the first English-language edition in modern times) and provided the notes, indices, and bibliography. The present book will make these texts more accessible to both scholars and students. A comprehensive bibliography of secondary sources will be included.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195076646
(243mm x 164mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Feb-1993
Country of Publication: United States
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Dionysian Mystical Theology, Paperback (September 2015)
This book introduces the Pseudo-Dionysian "mystical theology," with glimpses at key stages in its interpretation and critical reception through the centuries. Part one provides commentary on the elusive Areopagite's own miniature essay, The Mystical Theology, while stages in the reception of this Greek corpus and theme are sketched in part two.
John of Scythopolis and the Dionysian Corpus, Hardback (September 1998)» View all books by Paul Rorem
This study casts light on the life of John of Scythopolis, the 6th-century theologian who composed a series of annotations to the works attributed to Dionysius the Areopagite (whose conversion by St Paul is mentioned in Acts 17:34). It surveys John's sources, methods and doctrinal concerns.
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