Tag: Dionysius the Areopagite

Beauty as Divine Yearning

My colleague Harry Plantinga, director of the Christian Classics Ethereal Library, recently posted a blog meditating on the Syrian mystic Dionysius’s ideas of yearning for God. Harry connects the experience of yearning with the attractiveness of God’s beauty. He says:  Paul’s description of the spiritual life is not the slightest bit dispassionate in the modern […]