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Trinity and man : Gregory of Nyssa's Ad Ablabium

Author: Giulio Maspero
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.
Series: Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae, v. 86.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Why is it that when we speak of three human subjects, we speak of a unique nature, but we say there are 'three men', while when we speak of the Trinity, we speak again of a unique nature, but we say that they are 'one God'? Gregory of Nyssa gives the answer in his Ad ablabium, [a] work that lately has been the focus of a discussion about the interpretation of Gregory's thought and the social analogy of the  Read more...
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Maspero, Giulio.
Trinity and man.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
(DLC) 2007300222
Named Person: Gregory, of Nyssa Saint; Gregory, of Nyssa Saint; Gregory, of Nyssa Saint; Gregorius, Nyssenus; Gregorius (Nyssenus).
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Giulio Maspero
ISBN: 9789047420798 9047420799 1281921513 9781281921512
OCLC Number: 646789585
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 216 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Abbreviations --
Introduction to the Treatise --
I. Trinity and Man --
II. Content of the Ad Ablabium --
III. Dating the Treatise --
IV. Linguistic Analysis --
V. Keys to Reading --
Chapter One Nature and Action --
I. Universal Nature --
a. The Ad Ablabium --
b. Universal Nature --
c. Nature and Essence --
d. Nature and Time --
e. Conclusion --
II. The Energies --
a. The Ad Ablabium --
b. The 949;957;949;961;947;949;953;945; --
c. Activity --
d. Palamism --
III. Unity of Action --
a. The Ad Ablabium --
b. Unity of Action --
c. Economy and Immanence --
d. The Unity of Men --
e. The Apokatastasis --
Chapter Two Apophatism and Person --
I. Introduction --
II. Names --
a. Eunomius --
b. The Names and God --
c. Number --
d. Passage to the Person --
III. The Ad Ablabium --
IV. Eunomius, Nature and Excess --
V. The Concept of Person --
VI. The Theology of Name --
a. The Name of Christ --
b. The Image --
c. Connaturality --
Conclusion --
Chapter Three The Spirit and Unity --
I. Introduction --
a. East and West --
b. Gregory --
II. The Ad Ablabium --
III. The 'Cause' --
IV. The Theology of Light --
a. The Light --
b. The Sun --
c. The Flame --
V. The Role of the Son --
a. Per Filium --
b. Ex Filio? --
VI. Unity --
a. 959;955;969;962; 949;953;957;945;953; --
b. Glory --
Conclusion --
General Conclusions --
Bibliography --
Cited Works and Abbreviations --
Dictionaries, Concordances and other Sources --
Monographs --
Articles --
Index of Persons --
Index of Biblical References.
Series Title: Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae, v. 86.
Other Titles: Ad Ablabium
Gregory of Nyssa's Ad Ablabium
Responsibility: by Giulio Maspero.

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Trinity and Man contributes to the actual discussion on the interpretation of Gregory of Nyssa's thought and particularly on the Ad Ablabium: it constitutes the first monograph devoted entirely to  Read more...

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"This book [...] makes a good contribution to the study of Gregory of Nyssa's Trinitarian theology.[...] my evaluation of this work is certainly positive." - Ilaria Ramelli, in: RBL, 2010

 
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