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St. Gregory of Nyssa and St. Augustine on the symbolism of the cross.

Gerhart B. Ladner

St. Gregory of Nyssa and St. Augustine on the symbolism of the cross.

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N. J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gregory, -- of Nyssa, Saint, -- ca. 335-ca. 394.,
  • Augustine, -- Saint, Bishop of Hippo,
  • Crosses,
  • Christian art and symbolism

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 88-95.
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15204505M


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St. Gregory of Nyssa and St. Augustine on the symbolism of the cross. by Gerhart B. Ladner Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gregory of Nyssa, also known as Gregory Nyssen (Greek: γρηγόριος νύσσης; c. – c. ), was bishop of Nyssa from to and from until his death. He is venerated as a saint in Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, and Anglicanism.

Gregory, his Attributes: Vested as a bishop. This issue faced St Paul in his dealing with the early church and also troubles St Gregory of Nyssa in the fourth century AD.

St Gregory, educated in the prevailing Greek philosophical system, yearned to synthesize his faith and his by: Fourth Sunday After the Cross Posted on Octo by stgregory Octo Store up in your minds the Lord’s words which you receive through your ears, for the word of the Lord is the nourishment of the mind.

Augustine and Gregory of Nyssa This was a stonker of an essay, which was both a joy and a pain to write. Both of these theologians wrote masses of material.

Augustine is in some sense known as the Father of the Western Church, and much of what we believe in the West goes back to him. St. Gregory of Nyssa St. Gregory of Nyssa (circa -- A.D.) was an early Church Father, who created a rich legacy of theology, liturgy, and spiritual literature.

Gregory was born in Cappadocia, Asia Minor into a deeply religious family and was raised : Jean Heimann. Saint Gregory of Nyssa - His Life St. Gregory of Nyssa, the younger brother of St. Basil the Great (c. ) was born around and was educated chiefly by Basil. Like his older brother, he opted at first for a secular career in rhetoric.

Unlike Basil, he even married. Under the influence of his friends, especially St. Gregory of Nazianzus. The full knowledge of being comes about by purifying our opinion concerning non-being.” ~St Gregory of Nyssa, On the Burning Bush, The Life of Moses I want to go back and touch on how Moses “shook off his royal dignity” and how this is a foreshadowing of Christ washing the Apostles feet.

The Mystical or Theophanic Theology of St Gregory indicating the means for approaching and experiencing the mystery of God. Following an already established exegetical tradition,14 the work takes the biblical figure Moses as a paradigm for outlining the pinnacle of the human encounter with God Now, for St Gregory, such a methodFile Size: KB.

Gregory of Nyssa saw the Beatitudes as arranged like so many steps, so as to facilitate the ascent from one to another. For example, a humble person comes to be meek, or becomes gentle and kind, and exhibits a docility of spirit, even in the face of adversity and hardship.

Jesus was "meek and humble of heart" (Matthew ). Get this from a library. Gregory of Nyssa and St. Augustine on the symbolism of the cross. [Gerhart B Ladner]. St Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church.

De Haro St San Francisco, CA Twitter: SGNSF. cross. The Liturgy of the Table includes. Walking to the Table, the Peace, the book around the church, for everyone to touch or kiss. What. Basil's training was an antidote to the lessons of the pagan schools, wherein, as we know from a letter of St.

Gregory of Nazianzus, Gregory of Nyssa spent some time, very probably in his early youth, for it is certain that while still a youth Gregory exercised the ecclesiastical office of rector. Gregory of Nyssa was a Christian bishop and saint. He was a younger brother of Basil the Great and a good friend of Gregory Nazianzus.

His significance has long been recognized in the Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, and Roman Catholic branches of Christianity/5. Saint Gregory of Nyssa St.

Gregory of Nyssa, born in the fourth century, was the subject of the General Audience Address of Aug The Pope explained how this great theologian. SAINT GREGORY OF NYSSA: THE LETTERS As a letter writer St Gregory of Nyssa (c. –) runs a poor third to the other two Cappadocian Fathers—at least to judge from body of his extant letters.

We have more than three hundred of St Basil possible in this book to File Size: 1MB. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church. De Haro Street. San Francisco, CA #N#Street parking is available on weekends and evenings.

MUNI bus li 19, 22 and 55 stop within one block. We have events for everyone: classes and programs, dances and concerts, community group meetings, and more. Calendar of Events.

Community Events. Sunday After the Exaltation of the Cross Posted on Septem by stgregory Septem “If anyone wishes to be a follower of mine, let him renounce himself and take up his cross. Early Christian Mystics and Modern Scientists: St.

Gregory of Nyssa, Denys the Areopagite, St. Augustine, Einstein, Wolfgang Pauli. - Absolute Truth [God] is Beyond Words and Beyond Comprehension. Charles E Peck Jr. •   Gregory of Nyssa, his brother St. Basil of Caesarea, and their friend St. Gregory of Nazianzus, were three of the most influential theologians and writers of the fourth century.

Their writings still have a profound effect on Christian theology to this day. Collectively, these three are known as the Cappadocian Fathers. St. Gregory of Nyssa is regarded as one of the most prominent of the Greek Cappodocian fathers, the brother of St. Basil the Great, and friend of Gregory of Nazianzen.

Gregory lets us know all about : by Rev. Thomas Fitzgerald The Orthodox Church throughout the ages has maintained a continuity of faith and love with the apostolic community which was founded by Christ and sustained by the Holy Spirit.

The Website of St. Gregory of Nyssa. Saint Gregory of Nyssa Collection [7 Books] - Kindle edition by Saint Gregory of Nyssa, Aeterna Press. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Saint Gregory of Nyssa Collection [7 Books]/5(3).

14 Gregory of Nyssa, Oratio in Christi resurrectionem, PG c–b; see Ladner, Gerhart B., ‘ St. Gregory of Nyssa and St. Augustine on the Symbolism of the Cross, ’ Late Classical and Mediaeval Studies in Honor of A.

Friend (Princeton ) 88 – 90, who notes Gregory's dependence on by: 3. The text is seen as referring to an accessible external history and this becomes the focus. 10 This emphasis on the history of the text “negates 1, years of Christian exegetical history, and, more important sets aside as irrelevant the work of the earliest interpreters of the Christian Bible.” 11 But Gregory of Nyssa and the Church.

Augustine,[11] and St. Gregory of Nyssa,[12] say that the upright piece of the Cross projected a little from the transverse piece. It would seem that the Apostle also insinuates the same, for in his Epistle to the Ephesians St.

Paul writes: "That you may be able to comprehend with all the saints, what is the breadth, and length, andFile Size: KB. Gregory aims at completing St.

Basil the Great's commentary on the creation of the world by focusing specifically on the creation of humans. I was reading this time with a focus on "science" - what "science" does Gregory mention and can we extrapolate from that how he might have viewed modern science/5.

St. Gregory of Nyssa and St. Augustine on the symbolism of the cross by Gerhart B. Ladner 1 edition - first published in Not in Library. Adult Patristics Study - St. Basil the Great "On the Holy Spirit" 1 Saint Basil the Great - His Life Together with St. Gregory of Nazianzus ("the Theologian," c.

) and St. Gregory of Nyssa (c. ), St. Basil the Great is of one of the Cappadocian Fathers, namely the famous fourth-century. George St. Gregory Nazianzen St. Gregory of Narek St. Gregory of Nyssa St. Gregory the Great St. Hilary of Poitiers St. Ignatius of Antioch St.

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From the Catholic Encyclopedia. Date of birth unknown; died after or He belongs to the group known as the "Cappadocian Fathers", a title which reveals at once his birthplace in Asia Minor and his intellectual characteristics. 16 May - Explore asilvas's board "St Gregory of Nyssa" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Saint gregory, Early church fathers and Saints pins. Here is an award-winning, new translation that brings to light Gregory's complex identity as an early mystic.

Gregory (c. ) was one of the Greek Cappadocian Fathers, along with St. Basil the Great and St. Gregory Nazianzen. John of the Cross (Spanish: Juan de la Cruz; – 14 December ), Carmelite friar and priest of converso origin, is a major figure of the Spanish Counter-Reformation, a mystic and Roman Catholic is one of thirty-six Doctors of the Church.

John of the Cross is known especially for his writings. He was mentored by and corresponded with the older Carmelite, Teresa of ied: 25 January by Pope Clement X.

Saint Gregory of Nyssa, Latin Gregorius Nyssenus, (born c. Caesarea, in Cappadocia, Asia Minor [now Kayseri, Turkey]—died c. ; feast day March 9), philosophical theologian and mystic, leader of the orthodox party in the 4th-century Christian controversies over the doctrine of the Trinity. Primarily a scholar, he wrote many theological, mystical, and monastic works in which he.

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Athanasius, depicted with a book, an iconographic symbol of the importance of his writings. Main article: Athanasius of Alexandria Athanasius of Alexandria (c. – ) was a theologian, Pope of Alexandria, and a noted Egyptian leader of the 4th century. The So-Called Square Nimbus, ; — An Additional Note on Hexagonal Nimbi, ; — The Symbolism of the Biblical Corner Stone in the Mediaeval West, ; — St.

Gregory of Nyssa and St. Augustine on the Symbolism of the Cross, ; — The Gestures of Prayer in Papal Iconography of the Thirteenth and Early Four- teenth Century, Visit the post for more. Stephen Frase, Rector Fr. Matthew Moriak Fr.

Daniel Rentel, Retired Fr. James Sizemore. St. John Chrysostom: When, then, you make the sign of the cross When, then, you make the sign of the cross on the forehead, arm yourself with a saintly boldness, and reinstall your soul in its old liberty; for you are not ignorant that the cross is a prize beyond all price.

The reflection focused on St. Gregory of Nyssa. Dear Brothers and Sisters. In the last few catecheses I spoke about two great doctors of the Church of the fourth century, Basil and Gregory Nazianzen, bishop of Cappadocia, in present-day Turkey.

St. Basil the Elder, father of St. Basil the Great, was the son of a Christian of good birth and his wife, Macrina (Acta SS., January, II), both of whom suffered for the faith during the persecution of Maximinus Galerius (), spending several years of hardship in the wild mountains of Pontus.

St.St Gregory of Nyssa Greek Orthodox Church, El Cajon, CA. likes 67 talking about this were here. St Gregory of Nyssa Greek Orthodox Church welcomes ALL! Orthodox Christians, Inquirers, 5/5(27).St. Macrina was born around AD with her feast day being July 19th (the day of this post).

After the death of her father, she helped her younger brothers in their religious education, especially, St. Basil, St. Gregory of Nyssa and St. Peter of Sebaste.