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Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God: In Your Light We Shall See Light

Christopher A. Beeley


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. Christopher Beeley's groundbreaking study—the first comprehensive treatment in modern scholarship—examines Gregory's Trinitarian doctrine within the full range of his theological and practical vision. Following an introductory orientation to Gregory's life a ... More

Keywords: Gregory of Nazianzus, Trinity, Origen, Cappadocians, Augustine, Theological Orations, Pro‐Nicene movement, soteriology, Church, language theory, orthodoxy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195313970
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313970.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher A. Beeley, author
Yale University Divinity School
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