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Gregory of Nyssa

Gregory of Nyssa

by Anthony Meredith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415118395

ISBN-13: 9780415118392

Pub. Date: 03/28/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Gregory of Nyssa provides a concise and accessible introduction to the thought of this early church father with new translations of key selections of his writings. Anthony Meredith presents a diverse range of Gregory's writings including his contribution to the

debates of the period about the nature of God as well as his discussion of the nature and work of

Overview

Gregory of Nyssa provides a concise and accessible introduction to the thought of this early church father with new translations of key selections of his writings. Anthony Meredith presents a diverse range of Gregory's writings including his contribution to the

debates of the period about the nature of God as well as his discussion of the nature and work of the Holy Ghost, against the so-called "Spirit fighters."

Gregory of Nyssa presents new translations of key selections of Gregory's writings. This reading includes an

informative introduction and extensive notes and commentary to illuminate Gregory's writings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415118392
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Series:
Early Church Fathers Series
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

A. Landscape

B. Background 1

C. Background 2

D. The System of Gregory

E. Notes

CHAPTER TWO: DOCTRINAL ISSUES

A. The Controversy with Eunomius

B. The Holy Spirit, Against the Macedonians

C. The

Apolinarian Controversy

CHAPTER THREE: GREGORY AND PHILOSOPHY

A. Introduction

B. Gregory's Against Fate

C. Catechetical Oration

CHAPTER FOUR: GREGORY AND SPIRITUALITY

A. Against Eunomius

B. Homily 6 on the Beatitudes

C. The Life of

Moses

D. Notes

E. Commentary on the Song Chapter

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