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Gregory of Nyssa

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • Eastern theologian and church father who helped to refine Trinitarian doctrine and worked vigorously against Arianism.

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  • In my meditation this morning I was given to read a homily by Gregory of Nyssa c. 335-392 who wrote, Never despise homeless people who are stretched out on the ground as if they merit no respect.

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  • I'm also including some prayers based on the mystical works of Meister Eckhart, Aquinas, Dionysus, Gregory of Nyssa, and a few other Patristic sources.

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  • This doctrine inspired the theology of the Cappadocians (especially Basil the Great and Gregory of Nyssa) as much as it did the theology of the Desert Fathers (especially Evagrius of Pontus and Macarius the Great).

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  • This doctrine inspired the theology of the Cappadocians (especially Basil the Great and Gregory of Nyssa) as much as it did the theology of the Desert Fathers (especially Evagrius of Pontus and Macarius the Great).

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  • When Basil and Gregory of Nyssa spoke of the Trinity as ˜one ousía, three hypostáseis,™ they were not, Philoponus continues, enunciating four primary substances, but used

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  • Basil the Great, Gregory of Nyssa, and Peter of Sebastea.

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  • He points out that for writers such as Augustine and Gregory of Nyssa ‘love and knowledge are at the highest levels utterly coinherent’9.

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  • In addition, Eriugena translated Gregory of Nyssa™s

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  • According to the cosmic cycle Eriugena accepts, drawing heavily on Maximus Confessor and Maximus™ interpretation of Gregory of Nyssa, it is in the nature of things for effects to return to their causes.

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  • A new conception was introduced into the accounts of man's original condition by Gregory of Nyssa (late fourth century).

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