Jim Wilson's Blog – 11th mo. 2011 Archive (1)

Dionysius on the Inner Light

Dear Friends:

 

My favorite early Christian writer is Dionysius the Areopagite.  Traditionally this Dionysius was understood to be the one converted by Paul in the Book of Acts in Athens.  Dionysius' works are the source texts for Christian Mysticism, including the mysticism of the Quietist tradition.  For example, Molinos references Dionysius in his manual of contemplation.  The 'Mystical Theology' of Dionysius is one of the most beautiful and succinct (about five pages) and…

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Added by Jim Wilson on 11th mo. 30, 2011 at 1:36pm — 1 Comment

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