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Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern

Morwenna Ludlow


The 4th-century Christian thinker, Gregory of Nyssa, has been the subject of a huge variety of interpretations over the past fifty years, from historians, theologians, philosophers, and others. This study analyses these recent readings of Gregory of Nyssa and asks: what do they reveal about modern and post-modern interpretations of the Christian past? What do they say about the nature of Gregory's writing? Working thematically through studies of recent Trinitarian theology, Christology, spirituality, feminism, and post-modern hermeneutics, the book develops an approach to reading the Church Fa ... More

Keywords: Christianity, Trinitarian theology, Christology, spirituality, feminism, postmodern hermeneutics, Church Fathers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199280766
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280766.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Morwenna Ludlow, author
Lecturer in Patristics, University of Exeter
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