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The Works of Dionysius the Areopagite, vol. 1
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The Works of Dionysius the Areopagite, vol. 1

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James Parker & Co. 1897

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Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite was an influential fifth- and sixth-century Christian author. Although the works falsely attributed to Dionysius in Acts 17:34 aren’t his doing, they’re still incredibly important in the history of Christian doctrine due to their influence on eastern and medieval Christianity and on the Christian contemplative tradition.

The first volume of The Works of Dionysius the Areopagite contains the English translations (from the original Greek) of those falsely attributed with introductions by the translator John Parker.

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Key Features

  • Contains English translations of the works attributed to Dionysius the Areopagite
  • Includes a preface for each work
  • Provides 11 of Dionysius the Areopagite’s letters


  • Dionysius the Areopagite on Divine Names
  • Dionysius the Areopagite on Mystic Theology
  • Letters of Dionysius the Areopagite
  • Liturgy of St. Dionysius, Bishop of the Athenians
  • Objections to Genuineness

Praise for the Print Edition

Dionysius was a profound and subtle thinker. His works mark the complete interfusion of ecclesiastical Christianity with Oriental mysticism. And his doctrine exerted a powerful influence upon the religious thought of England, from the twelfth century to the sixteenth.

The Critical Review of Theological and Philosophical Literature

Product Details

  • Title: The Works of Dionysius the Areopagite, vol. 1
  • Author: Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite
  • Translator: John Parker
  • Publisher: James Parker and Co.
  • Publication Date: 1897
  • Pages: 232

About the Translator

John Parker was vicar of Willoughby and Wysall. He wrote Christianity Chronologically Confirmed and Why am I a Christian?

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