Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers (May 28, 2014)
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This quantity explores Gregory Of Nyssa's inspiration of human nature. It argues that the widespread use Gregory makes of "phusis"-terminology is not just a terminological predilection, yet fairly the major to the philosophical and theological foundations of his idea. ranging from an outline of the theological panorama within the early 360's the learn first demonstrates the that means and relevance of common human nature as an analogy for the Trinity in Cappadocian theology. the second one half explores Gregory's use of this comparable suggestion in his educating at the divine financial system. it really is argued that Gregory takes this philosophical thought into the provider of his personal theology. eventually the booklet presents an instance for the mutual interplay of philosophy and Christian theology within the fourth century.