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The life of Moses

Author: Gregory, of Nyssa Saint
Publisher: New York : Paulist Press, ©1978.
Series: Classics of Western spirituality.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work has a special significance because it reflects Gregory's spiritual sense of the Scriptures. He maintained that the ultimate purpose of the Bible was not its historical teachings but its capacity for elevating the soul to God. Gregory saw the totality of the spiritual life as an epektasis, a continual growth or straining ahead, as in the words of St. Paul, 'Forgetting the past, I strain for what is still  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Ouvrages avant 1800
verk före 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gregory, of Nyssa, Saint, approximately 335-approximately 394.
Life of Moses.
New York : Paulist Press, ©1978
(OCoLC)648601670
Named Person: Moses, (Biblical leader); Moïse, (Chef biblique); Moses, (Biblical leader); Mose, (biblisk person)
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory, of Nyssa Saint
ISBN: 9780809102396 0809102390 0809121123 9780809121120
OCLC Number: 4051650
Notes: Translation of De vita Moysis.
Description: xvi, 208 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Classics of Western spirituality.
Other Titles: De vita Moysis.
Responsibility: Gregory of Nyssa ; translation, introduction and notes by Abraham J. Malherbe and Everett Ferguson ; preface by John Meyendorff.

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Here is an award-winning, new translation that brings to light Gregory's complex identity as an early mystic. Gregory (c. 332-395) was one of the Greek Cappadocian Fathers, along with St. Basil the  Read more...

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