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Gregory of Nazianzus : images and reflections

Author: Jostein Børtnes; Tomas Hägg
Publisher: Copenhagen : Museum Tusculanum, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gregory of Nazianzus (ca330-390) is one of the three Greek church fathers from Cappadocia. This book explores his theology, and his importance as an independent thinker, writer, orator, and poet. It  Read more...

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Named Person: Gregory, of Nazianzus Saint.; Grégoire, de Nazianze saint.; Gregorius (Nazianzenus)
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jostein Børtnes; Tomas Hägg
ISBN: 8763503867 9788763503860
OCLC Number: 62749884
Notes: Contains revised papers from the conference "Gregory of Nazianzus: the Theologian, the Hellenist, the Man" held at the Soldstrand Fjord Hotel outside Bergen, May 21-25, 2003.
Description: 349 p., [1] leaf of plates : 1 col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : prompting for meaning in Gregory's rhetoric / Jostein Børtnes --
Gregory contemplating the beautiful : knowing human misery and divine mystery through and being persuaded by images / Frederick W. Norris --
Rhetoric and mental images of Gregory / Jostein Børtnes --
Gregory and the constraint of sameness / Stratis Papaioannou --
Skiagraphia : outlining the conception of God in Gregory's Theological orations / Edgars Narkevics --
The Cappadocians on the Areopagus / Samuel Rubenson --
Playing with expectations : Gregory's funeral orations on his brother, sister and father / Tomas Hägg --
Life after death : the martrydom of Gorgonia and the birth of female hagiography / Virginia Burrus --
Gregory's women : creating a philosopher's family / Susanna Elm --
Gregory : the rhetorician as poet / John A. McGuckin --
Among the hellenists : Gregory and the sophists / Neil McLynn --
Two Gregories and three genres : autobiography, autohagiography and hagiography / Stephanos Efthymiadis --
Theosis according to Gregory / Torstein Theodor Tollefsen --
The appeal to the Cappodocian fathers and Dionysios the Areopagite in the iconoclast controversy / Andrew Louth --
Retrospect : images, reflections and the "essential" Gregory / Philip Rousseau.
Responsibility: edited by Jostein Børtnes & Tomas Hägg.

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