Gregory Nazianzen

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(Roman Catholic Church) a church father known for his constant fight against perceived heresies

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Gregory of Nazianzus, Homily 38; John Chryssavgis, Beyond the Shattered Image (Minneapolis: Light & Life, 1999), 133.
Gregory of Nazianzus was one of the most important figures in early Christianity.
He deals with Antony the Great, Pachomius, Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nazianzus, Gregory of Nyssa, Palestinian monasticism, including Jerome, Mesopotamian and Syrian monasticism, the desert fathers of Nitria and Scete and their apophthegmata, and Evagrius Ponticus.
Even with his best efforts to ignore the ecclesiastical celebrities and to understand the masses, MacMullen still falls back on details from the well-documented careers of Augustine, Ambrose, and Gregory of Nazianzus.
Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nazianzus and Gregory of Nyssa, three bishops from Cappadocia, developed a more subtle defence of the Nicene position.
Bedouelle also provides a glossary for the Complainte and, as an appendix, Bellemain's prefaces to two other translations: the 1552 Anglican liturgy, and a letter from Saint Basil the Great to Saint Gregory of Nazianzus.
In the fifty-nine letters that we still have from him (there seem to have been at least two hundred epistles originally), he quotes Gregory of Nazianzus ("the Theologian," d.
Much of his work has focused on Hellenistic poetry (especially that of Callimachus); he has also written on Babrius, Gregory of Nazianzus, Ovid, Juvenal, and Colluthus and has investigated linguistic usage, theophany, the relationship of the Cynics to early Christianity, polar bears in antiquity, and E.
It seems clear that the situation there addressed was one prevalent at Constantinople with the reference to [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] at line four, especially if we bear in mind the remarks of Gregory of Nazianzus in the beginning of his first theological oration.
In the fourth century, one of the most notable examples of encounter between the gospel and culture emerges from the work of three Cappadocian theologians - Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nazianzus and Gregory of Nyssa.
While initially exasperated, during his time in the desert, by the "three hypostases" theology of the Trinity foisted upon him by the Meletians and the Syrian monks, his later meeting in Constantinople with Gregory of Nazianzus moved him toward insight into its essential orthodoxy.
Among the topics are Emperor Julian and Gregory of Nazianzus as paradigms of inter-religious discourse, medieval monks on labor and leisure, print and the transformation of Jewish culture in early modern Europe, how the protestant reformation really disenchanted the world, religion and gender in Enlightenment England, and reflections on the Bible and American political life.
highlights the major positive contributions of Gregory of Nazianzus and Cyril of Alexandria.