Passion and Paradise: A Study of Theological Anthropology in Gregory of Nyssa

Passion and Paradise: A Study of Theological Anthropology in Gregory of Nyssa

by J. Warren Smith

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780824519445
Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/15/2004
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction1
Chapter 1The Imago Dei: The Foundation of Nyssen's Psychology21
Chapter 2Nyssen's Eclectic Psychology48
Chapter 3The Nature of the Passions75
Chapter 4Satiation and Epectasy104
Chapter 5The Infinitely Wondrous Being of God and the Eternal Becoming of Humanity126
Chapter 6Purgation and Illumination: The Dialectic of Salvation148
Chapter 7"When God Shall Be All and in All": Eros and Agape in the Eschaton183
Notes229
Discussion Questions277
Index287

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