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Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern

Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern

  • Author: Ludlow, Morwenna

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Contents

  • Introduction
  • I. The Doctrine of the Trinity
  • 1 Historical and conceptual background
  • 2 Philosophy and the Gospel
  • 3 The social doctrine of the Trinity
  • 4 Reading Gregory of Nyssa's Trinitarian theology
  • II. God Became Human for our Salvation
  • 1 Christology
  • 2 Salvation
  • 3 Spirituality: perpetual progress in the good
  • 4 The Christian life: ethics
  • 5 Reading Gregory of Nyssa on Christ, salvation, and human transformation
  • III. Sex, Gender, and Embodiment
  • 1 Introduction: feminism and the Fathers
  • 2 Creation in the image of God
  • 3 What is virginity?
  • 4 Macrina: in life and in letters
  • 5 Reading Gregory of Nyssa on sex, gender, and embodiment
  • IV. Theology
  • 1 Apophatic theology as `reaching out to what lies beyond'
  • 2 God and being, beings and language: Scott Douglass
  • 3 The gift, reciprocity and the word: John Milbank
  • 4 Returning to the Trinity
  • 5 Reading Gregory of Nyssa on language, theology, and the language of theology
  • IV. Conclusions
  • 1 Tradition, history and historiography
  • 2 The interpretation of ambiguity: Chritsina theology and pedagogy