Gregory of Nyssa


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Gregory of Nys·sa

 (nĭs′ə), Saint ad 335?-394?
Eastern theologian and church father who helped to refine Trinitarian doctrine and worked vigorously against Arianism.

Gregory of Nyssa

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(Biography) Saint. ?335–394 ad, Cappadocian theologian and brother of St Basil: bishop of Nyssa. Feast day: March 9

Greg′ory of Nys′sa

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Saint, A.D. c330–395?, Christian bishop and theologian in Asia Minor (brother of Saint Basil).
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Saint Gregory of Nyssa became bishop of the city of Neocaesaria in Pontius (Amayra and Tokat, Turkey).
Keywords: Gregory of Nyssa, Christology, Mediation.
So believed Gregory of Nyssa, / Johannes Scotus Erigena, Ruysbroeck, and William Blake" (312).
This volume collects readings by Christian thinkers from the early church through the Middle Ages up to the beginning of the 16th century, such as Francis of Assisi, Thomas Aquinas, Hildegard of Bingen, Ignatius of Antioch, Irenaeus, and Gregory of Nyssa.
Thus Gregory of Nyssa argues that a man with a less developed mind will think that an object is beautiful in its essence and not penetrate deeper.
Traditional Apologetic in the Contra eunomium of Gregory of Nyssa.
Several times I found myself admiring his eye for piercing and apt remarks by Gregory of Nyssa.
The main sources of his presentation are the Greek Church Fathers, especially Gregory of Nyssa, and contemporary Orthodox theologians, such as David Bentley Hart.
The reflections of the Eastern Church fathers such as Gregory of Nyssa and Maximus the Confessor continue CO be significant conversation participants in this area.
It analyzes the varied ways in which an array of saints--including Paul, Irenaeus, Gregory of Nyssa, Augustine, Aquinas, Luther, and John of the Cross--articulate the Christian calling.
Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco.
Only for Gregory of Nyssa does Williams present explicit evidence that biblical figures might threaten to seem inaccessibly distant; and even here, the objections that Gregory anticipates--and seems to think easily dismissed--apply to the Old Testament patriarchs and Moses (61-62).