Iconostasis: Barrier or Revelation, Part II

The intrepid explorer of Patristic literature first encounters the writings of Dionysius shrouded in a gray mist of neo-platonic jargon and monastic mysticism. Appearing and reappearing in the dense fog, like a distant mountain peak, is the enigmatic term: hierarchy. Dionysius the Areopagite, or the 5th century Syriac writer most scholars believe the actual writer …