CART

(0) items

Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern,9780199677986

Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern

by
Edition:
Reprint
ISBN13:

9780199677986

ISBN10:
0199677980
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
5/19/2013
Publisher(s):
Oxford University Press
List Price: $44.95

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$38.21

Buy New Textbook

Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days
N9780199677986
$43.83

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $72.30
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the Reprint edition with a publication date of 5/19/2013.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Related Products


  • Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern
    Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern




Summary

The fourth-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. In this highly original study, Morwenna Ludlow analyses these recent readings of Gregory of Nyssa and asks: What do they reveal about modern and postmodern 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 postmodern hermeneutics, Ludlow develops an approach to reading the Church Fathers which combines the benefits of traditional scholarship on the early Church with reception-history and theology.

Author Biography


Morwenna Ludlow is Lecturer in Patristics at the University of Exeter.

Table of Contents


Introduction
I. The Doctrine of the Trinity
1. Historical and conceptual background
2. Philosophy and the Gospel
3. The social doctrine of the Trinity
4. Reading Gregory of Nyssa's Trinitarian theology
II. God Became Human for our Salvation
1. Christology
2. Salvation
3. Spirituality: perpetual progress in the good
4. The Christian life: ethics
5. Reading Gregory of Nyssa on Christ, salvation, and human transformation
III. Sex, Gender, and Embodiment
1. Introduction: feminism and the Fathers
2. Creation in the image of God
3. What is virginity?
4. Macrina: in life and in letters
5. Reading Gregory of Nyssa on sex, gender, and embodiment
IV. Theology
1. Apophatic theology as `reaching out to what lies beyond'
2. God and being, beings and language: Scott Douglass
3. The gift, reciprocity and the word: John Milbank
4. Returning to the Trinity
5. Reading Gregory of Nyssa on language, theology, and the language of theology
IV. Conclusions
1. Tradition, history and historiography
2. The interpretation of ambiguity: Chritsina theology and pedagogy


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...