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

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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

List of abbreviations
1Introduction1
2Doctrinal Issues27
1Against Eunomius 1.156-18227
2Against the Macedonians, On the Holy Spirit 19-2635
3The Apolinarian Controversy: Against Apolin(n)arius 16-2246
3Gregory and Philosophy59
1Contra Fatum59
2Oratio Catechetica 19-2473
4Gregory and Spirituality87
1Against Eunomius 2.84-9687
2Homily 6: On the Beatitudes91
3On the Life of Moses99
5Epilogue129
Notes140
Bibliography162
Index165

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