Dionysius the Areopagite - Celestial Hierarchy - Wings
Type of Spiritual Experience
The 'Celestial Hierarchies' of Dionysius the Areopagite is based on passages from the Old and New Testaments and also embodies the essential principles of Neoplatonic teaching.
A description of the experience
The 'Celestial Hierarchies' of Dionysius the Areopagite
.........when the holy prophet [Isaiah] saw in the sacred vision of the sixfold wings of the first Intelligences and beheld their many feet and many faces and perceived that their eyes and their feet were covered by their wings and that their middle wings were in ceaseless movement