Is Dionysius the last word on Apophatism?

“Dionysian Platonism is a form of Christian apophaticism that has a tendency to obfuscate the importance of the incarnation. Where Dionysius speaks apophatically about the things revealed, the Russian sophiologists presume to speak cataphatically about the things hidden.” – Paul L. Gavrilyuk

Over the holidays I’ve been digging deeper into apophatism (negative theology), teasing apart the differences between more Christocentric and more Theocentric approaches. In the process I stumbled across an article entitled, “The Reception of Dionysius in Twentieth Century Eastern Orthodoxy” by Paul L. Gavrilyuk. I’d be interested in what others think

 

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