Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 December 2018

288 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198826422

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Exploring Gregory of Nyssa

Philosophical, Theological, and Historical Studies

Edited by Anna Marmodoro and Neil B. McLynn

  • Brings together an interdisciplinary team of historians, classicists, philosophers, and theologians exploring the thought of Gregory of Nyssa
  • Considers Gregory's role in the main philosophical and religious controversies of his era, such as his ecclesiastical involvement in the Neo-Nicene apologetical movement
  • Investigates his complex relationships; his debt to Origen; his wider philosophy and metaphysics; the role of metaphysical concepts such as the nature of powers and identity; the nature of the soul, and connection to theological issues such as resurrection