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Gregory of Nazianzus

Author: Brian Daley; Gregory, of Nazianzus Saint.
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Series: Early church fathers.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Gregory of Nazianzus, a complex and colorful figure in a crucial age (fourth century AD) when it was permissible for the first time to be a public Christian intellectual, was well placed to become one of the outstanding defenders and formulators of Church doctrine. A gifted and skilled rhetorician, poet, and orator, and a profound theologian, Gregory was ordained a bishop and served for almost two years as head of  Read more...
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Named Person: Gregory, of Nazianzus Saint.; Grégoire, de Nazianze saint.; Gregorius, Nazianzenus.; Gregory, of Nazianzus Saint.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Daley; Gregory, of Nazianzus Saint.
ISBN: 0415121809 9780415121804 0415121817 9780415121811
OCLC Number: 61458171
Description: viii, 273 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Gregory the man ; Gregory the humanist ; Gregory the philosopher ; Gregory the theologian ; Gregory the priest ; These Translations --
Orations. Oration 8 : Funeral oration for his sister Gorgonia ; Oration 14 : On the love of the poor ; Oration 20 : On theology, and the appointment of bishops ; Oration 26 : About himself, on his return from the country ; Oration 38 : On the theophany ; Oration 39 : On the holy lights ; Oration 42 : The farewell address ; Oration 44 : For "new Sunday" --
Poems. On his own verses ; A hymn to God ; A hymn of thanksgiving ; Evening hymn ; Prayer before reading Scripture ; Prayer before a journey ; Prayer before a journey to Constantinople ; A prayer to Christ ; Three prayers for a day ; Supplication --
Letters. Letter 11 : to Gregory (of Nyssa) ; Letter 20 : to Caesarius ; Letter 30 : to Philagrius ; Letter 31 : to Philagrius ; Letter 48 : to Basil ; Letter 51 : to Nicoboulus ; Letter 58 : to Basil ; Letter 76 : to Gregory of Nyssa ; Letter 80 : to Philagrius ; Letter 90 : to Anysius ; Letter 178 : to Eudoxius --
Gregory's will.
Series Title: Early church fathers.
Responsibility: [translations by] Brian E. Daley.
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"Gregory of Nazianzus" portrays a picture of a fascinating character of vital importance who deserves to be regarded as the first true Christian humanist. This book brings together a survey of the  Read more...

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