Gregory of Nyssa

Gregory of Nyssa

by Anthony Meredith
     
 

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:

  • his contribution to the debates of the period about the nature of God in argument with a form of extreme Arianism

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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:

  • his contribution to the debates of the period about the nature of God in argument with a form of extreme Arianism
  • his discussion of the nature and work of the Holy Ghost, against the so-called 'Spirit fighters'
  • his defence of the humanity of Christ against those who denied it (notably Apollinarius)
  • the nature of fate and other philosophical issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415118408
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/16/1999
Series:
Early Church Fathers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.41(d)

Meet the Author

Anthony Meredith is Lecturer in Early Christian Doctrine at Heythrop College, University of London and is a Curate at Farm Street Church in the West end of London. He is the author of The Cappadocians (1995)

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