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Author Louth, Andrew.

Title The origins of the Christian mystical tradition from Plato to Denys / Andrew Louth
Published Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1981


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Description xvii, 215 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Plato -- Philo -- Plotinus -- Origen -- Nicene orthodoxy -- The monastic contribution -- Augustine -- Denys the Areopagite -- Patristic mysticism and St. John of the Cross -- The mystical life and the mystical body
Summary An outline of the development of mystical theology in the Patristic period, tracing its roots to Plato and the Hellenistic tradition and centering on Origen, the Nicene Fathers, Augustine, Denys the Areopagite, and St. John of the Cross
Analysis Mysticism - History - Early church, ca. 30-600
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [205]-210
Subject Mysticism -- History -- Early church, approximately 30-600
Mysticism -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Mysticism -- History.
LC no. 80041057
ISBN 0198266553
0198266685 (paperback)