Gregory of Nyssa and the grasp of faith

union, knowledge, and divine presence by M. S. Laird

Publisher: Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Gregory, of Nyssa, Saint, ca. 335-ca. 394,
  • Faith -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600

Edition Notes

StatementMartin Laird.
SeriesOxford early Christian studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR65.G76 L35 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 240 p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3327673M
ISBN 100199267995
LC Control Number2004302082
OCLC/WorldCa55604376

Saint Gregory of Nyssa St. Gregory of Nyssa, born in the fourth century, was the subject of the General Audience Address of Aug The Pope explained how this great theologian. Gregory of Nyssa and the Grasp of Faith, Martin Laird () Gregory of Nyssa and the Concept of Divine Persons, Lucian Turcescu () Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern, Morwenna Ludlow () Barth, Origen, and Universal Salvation, Tom Greggs () Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nyssa, and the Transformation of Divine Simplicity Author: Morwenna Ludlow. The first in-depth study of Gregory of Nyssa, this book shows how for Gregory the darkness of faith is what unites the believer with God. Through this union by faith alone, God yet speaks through the deeds and discourse of the believer.   There is also a modern paraphrase of Gregory of Nyssa’s Sermons on the Beatitudes published by InterVarsity Press (), which I reviewed in Thank-you to Bob for sharing Review: Christianity and Classical Culture: The Metamorphosis of Natural Theology in the Christian Encounter with Hellenism from his blog Bob on Books (6/30/ Author: Bob Trube.

  Gregory of Nyssa and the Grasp of Faith: Union Knowledge and the Divine Presence. Oxford Early Christian Studies. Oxford; New York NY: Oxford University Press Lakoff George and Mark Johnson. Metaphors We Live By. 2nd ed. Chicago IL; London: University of Chicago Press Lakoff George and Mark : Isabella Sandwell. The Iconographic Structure of St-Gregory of Nyssa’s Life of Moses (This talk was given as the Climacus Conference, in Feb. Click here for audio and images) St-Gregory of Nyssa has given us a jewel, the book we are looking at today, the Life of Moses is a very precious thing. © Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, All Rights Reserved. Site Design Dionne Katinas | Site Development by Tinetrix, Inc. | Payments securely processed by. 33 Gregory of Nyssa Against Eunomius.. Letter I. Gregory to his brother Peter, Bishop of Sebasteia.. Having with difficulty obtained a little leisure, I have been able to recover from bodily fatigue on my return from Armenia, and to collect the sheets of my reply to Eunomius which was suggested by your wise advice; so that my work is now arranged in a complete treatise, which can be read.

Robert Wilken is one of our finest contemporary writers on early Christianity, one who can communicate with a general readership without condescension (the real test of genuine scholarship). He began this book intending to write a history of early Christian apologetics but found in the process that early Christian thought was too large and unique a phenomenon to be limited to a retelling of.

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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Gregory of Nyssa and the Grasp of Faith: Union, Knowledge, and Divine Presence (Oxford Early Christian Cited by:   The first in-depth study of Gregory of Nyssa, this book shows how for Gregory the darkness of faith is what unites the believer with God.

Through this union by faith alone, God yet speaks through the deeds and discourse of the believer. While the believer is immersed in the darkness of unknowing, they are also transformed in light.4/5(8).

Buy a cheap copy of Gregory of Nyssa and the Grasp of Faith: book by Martin Laird. Free shipping over $ Scholars of Gregory of Nyssa have long acknowledged the centrality of faith in his theory of divine union. To date, however, there has been no sustained examination of this key topic.

The present study fills this gap and elucidates important auxiliary themes that accrue to Gregory's notion of faith as a faculty of apophatic union with God.

Laird alters the way in which we understand Gregory's mystical theology. Gregory of Nyssa and the Grasp of Faith - Hardcover - Martin Laird - Oxford University Press The first in-depth study of Gregory of Nyssa, this book shows how for Gregory the darkness of faith is what unites the believer with God.

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Gregory of Nyssa and the Grasp of Faith: Union, Knowledge, and Divine Presence By Martin Laird Oxford University Press, Read preview Overview Ascetical Works By Saint Gregory of Nyssa; Virginia Woods Callahan Catholic University of America Press, The Body and Desire: Gregory of Nyssa’s Ascetical Theology Raphael A.

Cadenhead Although the reception of the Eastern Father Gregory of Nyssa has varied over the centuries, the past few decades have witnessed a profound awakening of interest in his thought. Gregory of Nyssa and the Grasp of Faith: Union, Knowledge, and Divine Presence (Oxford Early Christian Studies) Hardcover – 29 April /5(1).

Gregory of Nyssa and the Grasp of Faith by Martin Laird and Gregory of Nyssa and the Concept of Divine Persons by Lucian Turcescu. Ancient Philosophy 27 (), Discusses Gregory’s understanding of faith (pistis) as a faculty of apophatic union with God.

After presenting an overview of important work done on Gregory’s understanding of faith and announcing the lines of argument the will pursue, we analyse how Gregory views the mind and its varying cognitive states, and how the mind responds to scripture, baptism, and the presence of God.

Chapter 5. That there is, then, a Word of God, and a Breath of God, the Greek, with his innate ideas, and the Jew, with his Scriptures, will perhaps not the dispensation as regards the Word of God, whereby He became man, both parties would perhaps equally reject, as being incredible and unfitting to be told of starting, therefore, from another point we will bring these.

Gregory of Nyssa and the Grasp of Faith: Union, Knowledge, and Divine Presence (Oxford Early Christian Studies) Martin Laird The first in-depth study of Gregory of Nyssa, this book shows how for Gregory the darkness of faith is what unites the believer with God.

Christian faith—but their honesty and consistency won the respect of pagans and Christians alike. Among the three "Cappadocian Fathers," Gregory of Nyssa was the youngest. He was also more inclined to daring speculation and to what is usually called "mysticism" than File Size: KB.

Gregory of Nyssa was the youngest of the three. He was appointed bishop of Nyssa by his brother and would later write a book, the Hexaemeron, on the six days of creation, as an expansion upon his brother’s work on Genesis.

Gregory of Nyssa stood on the shoulder of giants but was himself a big thinker in his own right. Why do Gregory of Nyssa’s writings dedicated to “the understanding of faith” (to ho tes pisteos logos) look the way they do.

In his latest book, Andrew Radde-Gallwitz argues that readers must first appreciate the literary qualities of Gregory’s doctrinal writing. Only then, he claims, will audiences grasp Gregory’s “doctrine.”Author: Michael Motia. Gregory of Nyssa, also known as Gregory Nyssen (Greek: Γρηγόριος Νύσσης; c.

– c. ), was bishop of Nyssa from to and from until his death. He is venerated as a saint in Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, Anglicanism, and y, his elder brother Basil of Caesarea, and their friend Gregory of Nazianzus are collectively Attributes: Vested as a bishop.

Looking for books by Gregory of Nyssa. See all books authored by Gregory of Nyssa, including Gregory of Nyssa: The Life of Moses (Classics of Western Spirituality Series), and The Life of Saint Macrina, and more on Gregory of Nyssa and the Grasp of Faith: Union, Knowledge, and Divine Presence (Anglais) Relié – 29 avril de Martin Laird (Auteur) 5,0 sur 5 étoiles 1 évaluation.

Voir les 6 formats et éditions Masquer les autres formats et éditions. Prix Amazon 5/5(1). Basil's training was an antidote to the lessons of the pagan schools, wherein, as we know from a letter of St. Gregory of Nazianzus, Gregory of Nyssa spent some time, very probably in his early youth, for it is certain that while still a youth Gregory exercised the ecclesiastical office of rector.

CONTENTS. Introduction § 1. On the character, date, genuineness, and literary history of the Oratio Catechetica ix § 2. On some points in the teaching of Gregory of Nyssa xvii § 3. History of the Text xliii The Catechetical Oration 1 Indices I.

Subjects II. Scripture Texts III. Greek Words Corrigenda Digitized by : Buy Gregory of Nyssa and the Grasp of Faith from Church House Bookshop. Martin Laird (Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies, Villanova University) Martin Laird is Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies, Villanova University.

Gregory, as is now obvious, is highly nuanced theologian of faith and union, darkness. Gregory of Nyssa and the Grasp of Faith: Union, Knowledge, and Divine Presence.

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Book. Go to» abstract Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern. Book. Go to» abstract Barth, Origen, and Universal Salvation. Book. Go to» abstract Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nyssa, and the Transformation of Divine Simplicity. Book. Gregory of Nyssa and the grasp of faith: union, knowledge, and divine presence.

[M S Laird] -- Scholars of Gregory of Nyssa have long acknowledged the centrality of faith in his theory of divine union. Gregory of Nyssa and the Grasp of Faith: Union, Knowledge, and Divine Presence. [Martin Laird] -- Scholars of Gregory of Nyssa have long acknowledged the centrality of faith in his theory of divine union.

The Life of Moses by Gregory of Nyssa was the second book (of ten) that I am reading for a class on the “Classics of Christian Spirituality” at Regent College. Gregory wrote this work during the Constantinian era, a time in which Christianity was growing in popularly amongst the intellectual elites/5.

The second book declares the Incarnation of God the Word, and the faith delivered by the Lord to His disciples, and asserts that the heretics who endeavour to overthrow this faith and devise other additional names are of their father the devil. Gregory then makes an explanation at length touching the eternal Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

St Gregory of Nyssa. K likes. Called "the founder of Christian mysticism" by Cardinal Jean Danielou, Gregory of Nyssa is widely regarded as one of the most eminent theologians of the early Followers: K.NPNF Gregory of Nyssa: Dogmatic Treatises, Etc.

by Gregory of Nyssa. This document has been generated from XSL (Extensible Stylesheet Language) source with RenderX XEP Formatter, version Client Academic.by Rev. Thomas Fitzgerald The Orthodox Church throughout the ages has maintained a continuity of faith and love with the apostolic community which was founded by Christ and sustained by the Holy Spirit.

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