In the case of Origen, the alleged dichotomy does not take into account his heuristic method, well known and overtly defended by the likes of Athanasius--who regarded (and quoted) Origen as an authority in support of the Nicene faith--and Gregory Nyssen and Gregory Nazianzen
, who deemed Origen's "zetetic" method (i.
in Chapter Four, "Talking about God," sixteen of thirty-seven footnotes refer to ancient Christian sources: Gregory Nazianzen
, Irenaeus, Gregory of Nyssa, John of Damascus, the Apostle Paul.
Norris, Faith Gives Fullness to Reasoning: Tile Five Theological Orations of Gregory Nazianzen
See also Frederick Norris, Faith Gives Fullness to Reasoning: The Five Theological Orations of Gregory Nazianzen
(Leiden: Brill, 1991), p.
(329-89), who helped to formulate the church's teaching on the Trinity; and St.
It is not difficult to see that metrical considerations would lead one to avoid the polysyllabic name of Constantinople: and, indeed, the use of [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] for Constantinople is used in verse as early as Gregory Nazianzen
Though Milton's art can hardly be indebted to the laborious Poemata Arcana (Mystic Poems) of Gregory Nazianzen
, the first of these may have given him the courage to invoke the Holy Spirit:
Among these, the most fascinating are the series often frescoes from the normally inaccessible Vatican loggie illustrating the vast procession which accompanied the translation of the relics of St Gregory Nazianzen
from the Campo Marzio to St Peter's Basilica in June 1580.
This book, we are told, is the first one dedicated to an overview of the Christology of Gregory Nazianzen