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Gregory of Nyssa (Anthony Meredith) Paperback Book, (Routledge, 1999) 9780415118408
Gregory of Nyssa (Anthony Meredith) Paperback Book, (Routledge, 1999) 9780415118408
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Title: Gregory of Nyssa

Author: Meredith, Anthony

Publisher: Routledge/Taylor & Francis; Publication Date: 1999

Paperback; ISBN: 9780415118408

Volumes: 1; Pages: 176

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Gregory of Nyssa provides a concise and accessible 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."

Gregory of Nyssa presents new translations of key selections of Gregory's writings. This reading includes an informative introduction and extensive notes and commentary to illuminate Gregory's writings.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

A. Landscape

B. Background 1

C. Background 2

D. The System of Gregory

E. Notes

CHAPTER TWO: DOCTRINAL ISSUES

A. The Controversy with Eunomius

B. The Holy Spirit, Against the Macedonians

C. The Apolinarian Controversy

CHAPTER THREE: GREGORY AND PHILOSOPHY

A. Introduction

B. Gregory's Against Fate

C. Catechetical Oration

CHAPTER FOUR: GREGORY AND SPIRITUALITY

A. Against Eunomius

B. Homily 6 on the Beatitudes

C. The Life of Moses

D. Notes

E. Commentary on the Song Chapter

REVIEWS

"... this introductory volume offers besides interesting texts also excellent introductions, densely packed with information, supplemented by that in the notes ... the book has something on offer for both the general readership and the specialist..."--Vigilae Christianae, Johan Leemans

"... Meredith's own contributions ... afford the reader a comprehensible, learned, and through introduction to Gregory's thought..."--Anglican Theological Review

"This volume is a valuable introduction to the life and thought of the important fourth-century church father ... essential reading for all those who wish to become better acquainted with the Cappadocian theologian."--Paul Patterson, Saint Louis University, Stone-Campbell Journal, Fall 2001

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