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On God and man : the theological poetry of St. Gregory of Nazianzus

Author: Gregory, of Nazianzus Saint.; Peter Gilbert
Publisher: Crestwood, N.Y. : St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 2001.
Series: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press Popular patristics series.
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In these poems St Gregory speaks of the joys and frustrations of his own life; he reveals his inner questioning about the purpose and value of life in the face of sin and mortality; and his ultimate  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations
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Named Person: Gregory, of Nazianzus Saint; Gregory, of Nazianzus Saint.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory, of Nazianzus Saint.; Peter Gilbert
ISBN: 0881412201 9780881412208
OCLC Number: 47056353
Description: viii, 175 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Brief chronology of St. Gregory's life --
Outlines of major poems --
On the Father --
On the Son --
On the Holy Spirit --
Concerning the world --
On providence --
Concerning spiritual beings --
On the soul --
On the two covenants, and the appearing of Christ --
On providence --
Against Apollinarius --
On the incarnation of Christ --
Concerning the genuine books of Scripture --
Another prayer for a safe journey --
In praise of virginity --
A comparison of lives --
Conversation with the world --
On the precariousness of human nature --
On human nature --
On the cheapness of the outward man --
On the different walks of life --
Blessings of various lives --
Concerning human life --
To his former congregation, Anastasia --
Against a demon --
On his own verses --
Lamentation concerning the sorrows of his own soul --
To his own soul --
Epitaph on St. Basil.
Series Title: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press Popular patristics series.
Responsibility: translated and introduced by Peter Gilbert.
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