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Gregory of Nyssa

Author: Anthony Meredith; Gregory, of Nyssa Saint
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
Series: The early church fathers.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gregory of Nyssa provides an 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 including his contribution to the debates of the period about the nature of God as well as his discussion of the nature and work of the Holy Ghost, against the so-called "Spirit fighters."
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Named Person: Gregory, of Nyssa Saint; Gregory, of Nyssa Saint.; Grégoire, de Nysse saint; Gregory, of Nyssa Saint
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Meredith; Gregory, of Nyssa Saint
ISBN: 0415118395 9780415118392 0415118409 9780415118408
OCLC Number: 39256861
Notes: Includes translations of selections of Gregory's writings, with notes, commentary, and introduction.
Description: ix, 166 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction. Landscape --
Background 1 --
Background 2 --
The system of Gregory --
The spiritual teaching of Gregory, between circularity and freedom --
2. Doctrinal issues. Against Eunomius 1.156-182 --
Against the Macedonians, On the Holy Spirit 19-26 --
The Apolinarian controversy : Against Apolin(n)arius 16-22 --
3. Gregory and philosophy. Contra fatum --
Oratio catechetica 19-24 --
4. Gregory and spirituality. Against Eunomius 2.84-96 --
Homily 6 : On the Beatitudes --
On the life of Moses --
5. Epilogue. On taking leave of Gregory of Nyssa --
The originality of Gregory in comparison with Origen and Augustine --
Later influence of Gregory of Nyssa.
Series Title: The early church fathers.
Responsibility: Anthony Meredith.
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