The book also contains introductory chapters and footnotes.
The reader will have to judge how successful this effort actually is, but it probably helps account for the survival of these works through many heresy purges.
Denys explores these ideas further in 'The Divine Names', a very important work both in mysticism and theology.
This is a deep philosophical discussion by a mystic. Not at all like "The Cloud of Unknowing" or "Showings" of Julian of Norwich. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Bob F, measurement guy
I am almost finished with the reading of this volume as I am also reading the Kindle edition of the Complete Works of Dionysius the Areopagite. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Elimian
This book is like learning another language, in English no less! The author, or "authors", give a glimpse of the early method of thinking about the impact of Christianity... Read morePublished 7 months ago by mary delecce
A nice little collection. The translations are spot on. If you are looking for a collected works of Psuedo-Dionysius, this is your tome!Published 9 months ago by Emma Bourdeau
This edition claims to be a complete edition of the writings of Dionysius the Areopagite. That however is a false assertion; this translation includes the commonly known writings... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Onieu Carlson
I have known of Pseudo-Dionysius for some time & have always loved his work. First let me say its a very well made addition, the pages are of high quality thick paper, which is... Read morePublished on February 11, 2012 by Lucidity111
If you are one well read in the High Paganism of Neoplatonism (Proclus, Iamblichus, Porphyry, Plotinus, et alia), reading this work of full-blown Neoplatonic Christian mysticism... Read morePublished on October 23, 2011 by John McConnell
Only the Divine Names (and maybe Mystical Theology) seemed worthy of being remembered the Celestial and Ecclesiastical Hierarchy and letters are filled with nonsense, however this... Read morePublished on January 7, 2011 by Simon
This is a challenging book. I admit that I only read parts of it, and skimmed through the rest.
The unknown writer known to modern scholars as Pseudo-Dionysius probably... Read more