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Saint Gregory of Nyssa : Biblical exegete

J. Emile Pfister

Saint Gregory of Nyssa : Biblical exegete

an historical theological study of Pentateuchal exegesis

by J. Emile Pfister

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Published by Woodstock College in Woodstock, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gregory, -- of Nyssa, Saint, -- ca. 335-ca. 394.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ. Emile Pfister.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 206-300 p.
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19495881M

    Entry for 'st. Gregory of Nyssa' - The Catholic Encyclopedia - One of 8 Bible encyclopedias freely available, this encyclopedia is one of the most comprehensive resource . Gregory of Nyssa, Saint, date of birth unknown; d. after or He belongs to the group known as the “Cappadocian Fathers”, a title which reveals at once his .

    St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church De Haro Street San Francisco, CA Phone [email protected] Rick Fabian and Donald Schell founded St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in Their hope was to create an intentionally experimental congregation that would press the liturgical limits of the Episcopal Church’s new Book of Common Prayer. The founders began to imagine St. Gregory’s as a place where the liturgy would form the community.

    Biblical Exegesis and the Formation of Christian Culture, p. My emphasis. “Toward the Restoration of Allegory: Christology, Epistemology and Narrative Structure,” St Vladimir’s Theological Quarterly 34/ (), P.   St. Gregory of Nyssa, a prominent fourth-century theologian and one of the great Church Fathers, expresses similar reservations in his magnificent commentary on Exodus, The Life of Moses. I encountered Gregory’s work for the first time this summer, as part of my exploration of Christian mystical theology and exegesis, and I’m so happy I did.


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Saint Gregory of Nyssa : Biblical exegete by J. Emile Pfister Download PDF EPUB FB2

Saint Gregory of Nyssa: biblical exegete [J. Emile Pfister] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.4/5(5). Il Illud is a short treatise b y Saint Gregory of Nyssa which concerns itself with the exegesis of 1 Cor 8. This treatise is popularly cited as the e vidence that Gregory of Nyssa was a universalist and proponent of apokatastasis.

In this article, we will briefly summarize the argumentation in Il Ill ud and prove that the heretical reading is incorrect. T he treatise is simply talking. EXEGESIS: ST GREGORY OF NYSSA AND THE SCRIPTURES Margaret Beirne one or more books of the Bible, or as a shorter article on some theme or critical issue related to a particular book.

On the whole, this was of Jesus Christ is the key to reading the Fathers’ contribution to biblical exegesis. Their whole purpose was to learn more and.

Buy Saint Gregory of Nyssa: biblical exegete by Pfister, J. Emile (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.1/5(1). Gregory of Nyssa's Treatise on the Inscriptions of the Psalms by Saint Gregory of Nyssa,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1).

In the Christian world of the fourth century, the family of St. Gregory of Nyssa was distinguished for its leadership in civic and religious affairs in the region of the Roman Empire known as Pontus. Cardinal Newman, in an essay on the trials of St.

Basil, refers to the family circle which produced these two eminent Fathers as 'a sort of Reviews: 2. Saint Gregory of Nyssa’s On the Soul and Resurrection is perhaps his most strongly argued universalist work. However, is this the only way to read the work.

Let’s take a look. The work styles itself as highly Biblicist and critical of Hellenistic syllogistic philosophy. This is ironic given its own logical derivations and speculations: As. Gregory of Nyssa This great spiritual master of the fourth century was born as the general persecution of Christians was ending.

One of the Greek Cappadocian Fathers (the other two were Gregory's brother, St. Basil the Great, and their mutual friend, St. Gregory Nazianzen), Gregory has come to be regarded increasingly as the most brilliant and subtle thinker and most p/5(63). Gregory of Nyssa This great spiritual master of the fourth century was born as the general persecution of Christians was ending.

One of the Greek Cappadocian Fathers (the other two were Gregory's brother, St. Basil the Great, and their mutual friend, St. Gregory Nazianzen), Gregory has come to be regarded increasingly as the most brilliant and subtle thinker and most profound mystical.

Saint Gregory, Bishop of Nyssa (c. - ), theologian, philosopher, and orator, was the last of the great Cappadocian fathers and an ardent supporter of Christian orthodoxy. The profundity and richness of his thought are revealed in his many doctrinal, exegetical, polemical, and Reviews: St.

Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church is made up of children and elders, families and singles, straight and queer people, lifelong Christians, interfaith couples, converts and seekers. We join in worship and service, creating a community that shares the unconditional welcome offered at Jesus' Table.

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 Lutheranism.

Gregory of Nyssa’s fifteen Homilies on the Song of Songs offer an important resource for the history of Christian biblical exegesis, as well as for the history of Christian ascetical and spiritual teaching, and stand alongside Origen’s commentary on the Song as a source for the later interpretative tradition.

Book Description Society of Biblical Literature, United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Critical ed. Language: English. Brand new Book. Gregory of Nyssa?s fifteen homilies on the Song of Songs offer an important resource for the history of Christian biblical exegesis, as well as for the history of Christian ascetical and spiritual teaching, and stand alongside Origen?s commentary on.

St. Gregory of Nyssa helps you to look at the way read your Bible in a whole different way. He introduces the story of Moses but looks beyond the story and goes deeper into the meaning of different symbols within the story. If you want to learn how to read scripture read this book a few s:   In this video I review Saint Gregory of Nyssa's soteriology, how his categories of thought pre-date Saint Maximus the Confessor, why his view of apokatastasis is so logically compelling, and how Gregory's understanding of human free will is (perhaps) deficient.

I also cover soteriological mysteries pertaining to how prayers for the dead are efficacious when. Today (March 9) is the feast day of St. Gregory of Nyssa (d. AD ), one of the subjects of my doctoral dissertation "Apokatastasis and Exegesis: A Comparative Analysis of the Use of Scripture in the Eschatological Universalism of Clement of Alexandria, Origen, and Gregory of Nyssa" (later published in revised form as Every Knee Should Bow: Biblical Rationales for Universal.

Gregory’s biblical exegesis attracts interest chiefly for the allegorical method demonstrated in his Life of Moses and Homilies on the Song of Songs. While many have noted Gregory’s indebtedness to Origen, equally telling are the connections between Gregory’s late exegesis and the dogmatic works of the middle period of his career, above all the Contra Eunomium and Antirrheticus adversus.

Saint Gregory of Nyssa, philosophical theologian and mystic, leader of the orthodox party in the 4th-century Christian controversies over the doctrine of the Trinity. Primarily a scholar, he wrote many theological, mystical, and monastic works in which he balanced Platonic and Christian traditions.

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.

His main fields of research are Gregory of Nyssa and Augustine. Publications include Gregor von Nyssa, Die drei Tage zwischen Tod und Auferstehung unseres Herrn Jesus Christus (Brill, ), Person-Exegese und Christologie bei Augustinus (Brill, ), and Studien zu Gregor von Nyssa und der christlichen Spätantike (Brill, ).Gregory of Nyssa St.

Gregory of Nyssa (c. c. ) was a younger sibling in a family that gave the church many years of service and at least five saints.

Before entering the monastery of his brother, Basil the Great, Gregory was a rhetorician. He may have been married, although some scholars believe that his treatise On Virginity argues against that. (On "Not Three Gods") St. Gregory is talking about the Spirit's eternal origin.

If the Holy Spirit received His substance from the Son (not merely that He shares the same substance with the Son), then the Son enjoys some manner of eternal causality, which is exactly what the Latin doctrine holds.