Raddle-Gallwitz, Andrew

Gregory of Nyssa’s Doctrinal Works: A Literary Study

Published: Oxford: Oxford University Press 2018

Date: [ 2018 ]

xvi, 307 p. Footnotes with bibliographical references. Primary Bibliography: (p. 265-272). Secondary Bibliography: (p. 273-284).

Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies Summary: “Gregory of Nyssa's Doctrinal Works presents a reading of the works in Gregory's corpus devoted to the dogmatic controversies of his day…Gregory himself roots what we call Trinitarian theology within the church's practice of baptism. In his dogmatic treatises, where textbook accounts might lead one to expect much more on the metaphysics of substance or relation, one finds a great deal on baptismal grace; in his sermons, reflecting on the occasion of baptism tends to prompt Trinitarian questions”

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