The Origins of the Christian Mystical Tradition: From Plato to Denys

The Origins of the Christian Mystical Tradition: From Plato to Denys

by Andrew Louth

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198266686
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/28/1983
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Andrew Louth is Professor of Patristic and Byzantine Studies, University of Durham.

Table of Contents

Introduction     x
Plato     1
Philo     17
Plotinus     35
Origen     51
Nicene Orthodoxy     73
Athanasius     75
Gregory of Nyssa     78
The Monastic Contribution     95
Evagrius of Pontus     97
The Macarian Homilies     110
Diadochus of Photice     122
Augustine     128
Denys the Areopagite     154
Patristic Mysticism and St. John of the Cross     174
Divine Darkness and the Dark Night     176
The Mystical Life and the Mystical Body     186
Platonism and Mysticism     186
The Communion of Saints     194
Afterword (2006)     200
Bibliography     215
Extra Bibliography     221
Index     223

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