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the tyrant of Syracuse who fought the Carthaginians (430-367 BC)

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The key to understanding Dionysius is the methodical acceptance of the literary fiction involved in reading an author who tries to recreate the immediateness of the first encounter of pagan wisdom and Christian doctrine.
In seeking to interpret the Christian tradition, Dionysius is conditioned by the culture of neo-Platonism.
The worldview of Dionysius is not one of philosophical abstractions.
I would suggest that the work of Dionysius is truly revolutionary in that it is one of the very first formulations of a God of process.
Unlike the causality we are accustomed to in our world of material mechanisms, causality in the world of Dionysius is through and through a direct, immediate, and continuing presence of God.