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Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God

In Your Light We Shall See Light (Oxford Studies in Historical Theology)
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"Christopher Beeley's book sheds new light on important aspects of Gregory's theology. But the major contribution of his argument is to show persuasively how all Gregory's doctrinal themes cohere in his soteriological understanding of the Trinity, an understanding that Beeley carefully locates in Gregory's own experience both as a Christian leader in controversial times and as a Christian Cited by: Gregory of Nazianzus has long been regarded as the premier teacher on the Holy Trinity in Eastern Christianity.

Yet, ironically, for over a century historians and theologians have neglected his work in favor of his fellow Cappadocians Basil of Caesarea and Gregory of Nyssa, while Gregory has long been overshadowed in the West by Augustine. "This fine book hones in on the place of the doctrine of the Trinity in Gregory of Nazianzus' theology.

Christopher Beeley shows how the Trinity was the glowing heart of Gregory's theology, informing every aspect of it-his understanding of Christ, of the Holy Spirit, his pastoral theology and the place of prayer in the knowledge of God.5/5(5).

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Book Overview Gregory of Nazianzus ( CE), "the Theologian," is the premier teacher on the Holy Trinity in Eastern Christian tradition, yet for over a century historians and theologians have largely neglected his by: Gregory of Nazianzus ( C.E.) has had an immeasurable influence on the Eastern and Western Christian traditions.

Along with his homiletical, ecclesiastical, and literary achievements, Gregory's doctrine of the Trinity became the definitive expression of the orthodox faith in Greek Christian tradition, which caused him to be the only person other than John the Evangelist to be granted the.

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Beeley Gregory of Nazianzus ( CE), "the Theologian," is the premier teacher on the Holy Trinity in Eastern Christian tradition, yet for over a century historians and theologians have. As an advocate for the conceptual understanding of the Trinity, Gregory set precedents for the way his fellow and future Christians would perceive and worship God.

Holding that Jesus was both fully divine and fully human, Gregory added new complexity to Christianitys grasp of the mysterious relationship between the Son and the Father. Gregory of Nazianzus has long been regarded as the premier teacher on the Holy Trinity in Eastern Christianity.

Yet, ironically, for over a century historians and theologians have neglected his Author: Christopher Beeley. Gregory of Nazianzus, a 4th-century bishop of Constantinople, receives relatively little attention from modern Western scholars, yet he is one of the most influential theologians in the history of Christian doctrine.

As an advocate for the conceptual understanding of the Trinity, Gregory set precedents for the way his fellow and future Christians would perceive and worship God. Gregory of Nazianzus ( CE), the Theologian, is the premier teacher on the Holy Trinity in Eastern Christian tradition, yet for over a century historians and theologians have largely neglected his work.

Christopher Beeley's groundbreaking study -- the first comprehensive treatment in modern scholarship -- examines Gregory's doctrine of the Trinity within the full range of his theological.

Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God: The book begins with a finely observed, page account of Gregory’s life.

It is followed by a chapter on God and the theologian, in which Beeley makes it clear that purification and illumination lie at the heart of Gregory’s thinking about the Christian life and the dynamic Author: Peter Widdicombe.

Theological Orations of Gregory of Nazianzus, ed. Arthur James Mason (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ); and besides the Greek text there established, it will be clear that I have been heavily indebted to Mason’s notes on the Size: KB.

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Gregory of Nazianzus ( CE), the Theologian, is the premier teacher on the Holy Trinity in Eastern Christian tradition, yet for over a century historians and theologians have largely neglected his work.

Christopher Beeley's groundbreaking study -- the first comprehensive study in modern Western scholarship -- examines Gregory's doctrine of the Trinity within the full range of his. Book review: Beeley, Christopher. Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God: In Your Light We See Light.

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xvi + $ Few revised doctoral dissertations, even those from Notre Dame in patristics, under Brian Daley's direction, emerge as classics. God and Man: Gregory’s Fourth Oration – 2nd Concerning the Son Gregory continues his exposition on the Son, in his fourth oration. Here, he establishes the dual nature of the Christ in the Incarnation and its scriptural foundation.

Here again, Scripture presses us to say two things, that the Son having become man, is fully Human and fully God. This Sunday is recognized by the Christian Church as Trinity Sunday.

Here is one of my favorite quotes in thinking about the mystery of the Trinity, from one of the greatest theologians of the early church: "This I give you to share, and to defend all your life, the one Godhead and power, found in. Table of Contents for Gregory of Nazianzus: on the Trinity and the knowledge of God / Christopher A.

Beeley, available from the Library of Congress. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding. God and the Theologian 55 The Purification of the Theologian 57 The Knowledge of the. Composed in Germany in the early thirteenth century by Judah ben Samuel he-hasid, Sefer Hasidim, or “Book of the Pietists,” is a compendium of religious instruction that portrays the everyday life of Jews as they lived together with and apart from Christians in towns such as Speyer, Worms, Mainz.

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in Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God. Published in print July The central chapter of the book evaluates Gregory's distinctive doctrine of the Holy Spirit and the Spirit's role in the work of Christian theology, focusing on the soteriological character of Gregory's Pneumatology in distinction from that of his.

Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God: In Your Light We Shall See Light “This book is a study of the greatest theologian of the Christian fourth century and the subject he held most dear: St.

Gregory of Nazianzus on the Holy Trinity. A man of exceptional learning and intellectual talent, Gregory Nazianzen (–. Prices (including delivery) for Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God: In Your Light We Shall See Light by Christopher A.

Beeley range from $ at Boomerang Books up to $ ISBN: Price Range: $ - $CHRISTOPHER A. BEELEY is Walter H. Gray Associate Professor of Anglican Studies and Patristics at Yale Divinity School. He is the author of The Unity of Christ: Continuity and Conflict in Patristic Tradition, Leading God’s People: Wisdom from the Early Church for Today, and Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God, winner of a John Templeton Award for Theological Promise.Christ in the Life and Teaching of Gregory of Nazianzus is the first full-length book devoted to an overview of the Christology of this fourth-century Father of the Church.

Andrew Hofer examines the breadth of Gregory's corpus-orations, letters, and poems (often neglected in doctrinal studies)-to argue that Gregory's writing on Christ can be best understood in tandem with his autobiography.