Gregory of Nyssa - The Early Church Fathers (Hardback)Anthony Meredith (author)
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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:his contribution to the debates of the period about the nature of God in argument with a form of extreme Arianismhis discussion of the nature and work of the Holy Ghost, against the so-called 'Spirit fighters'his defence of the humanity of Christ against those who denied it (notably Apollinarius)the nature of fate and other philosophical issues.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 318 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 19 mm
-"Vigilae Christianae, Johan Leemans
e English translation is elegant, clear and very modern. The translator is highly concerned about ma
-"Journal of Early Christian Studies
..."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