Roots of Western Mysticism

Week 3

READING: NET: Augustine, Confessions (html, pdf), On the Trinity (html, pdf); Dionysus, The Mystical Theology

Early Christian Theology

Exhibit on Augustine in Rome

Dionysius the Areopagite (before 532)

John Scotus Eriugena (c. 815-877)

The Insights of Eriugena

Non-Being, Nothingness, Negation