Description - Gregory of Nyssa by Anthony Meredith
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 Arianism * his 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.
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(216mm x 138mm x 19mm)
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Author Biography - Anthony Meredith
Anthony Meredith is Lecturer in Early Christian Doctrine at Heythrop College, University of London and is a Curate at Farm Street Church in the West end of London. He is the author of The Cappadocians (1995)