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Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the knowledge of God : in your light we shall see light

Author: Christopher A Beeley
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford studies in historical theology.
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Gregory of Nazianzus (329-390 C.E.) has had an immeasurable influence on the Eastern and Western Christian traditions. Along with his homiletical, ecclesiastical, and literary achievements, Gregory's doctrine of the Trinity became the definitive expression of the orthodox faith in Greek Christian tradition, which caused him to be the only person other than John the Evangelist to be granted the title of "Theologian"  Read more...
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Named Person: Gregory, of Nazianzus Saint.; Gregorius, Nazianzenus.; Gregory, of Nazianzus Saint.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher A Beeley
ISBN: 9780195313970 0195313976
OCLC Number: 71552216
Awards: Winner of John Templeton Award for Theological Promise 2010.
Description: xvi, 396 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Gregory's life and work --
God and the theologian --
Jesus Christ, the Son of God --
The Holy Spirit --
The Trinity --
Pastoral ministry --
Conclusion: Gregory among the fathers.
Series Title: Oxford studies in historical theology.
Responsibility: Christopher A. Beeley.
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Gregory of Nazianzus receives relatively little attention from modern Western scholars, yet he is one of the most influential theologians in the history of Christian doctrine. Beeley presents a study  Read more...

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a scholarly piece of historical theology, setting Gregory's concerns and aims in a detailed context, but also grappling with his complex theology in a way which moves beyond historicism. Morwenna Read more...

 
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