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Author Zachhuber, Johannes, author.

Title Human nature in Gregory of Nyssa : philosophical background and theological significance / by Johannes Zachhuber.

Publication Info. Leiden ; Boston, Mass. : Brill, 2000.


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Description 1 online resource (ix, 271 pages).
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Series Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae, 0920-623X ; v. 46
Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae ; v. 46. 0920-623X
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-256) and indexes.
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Contents Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Scope and purpose of the study; 2. Universal human nature in previous research; 3. The problem of Gregory's development; 4. Gregory's knowledge of philosophical sources; 5. Human nature and related expression-a note on terminology; Part One Human Nature in Trinitarian Doctrine; Introduction; Chapter One Homoousios and the Analogy of Human Nature in the 350s and Early 360s; 1.1 A controversial starting point and its presuppositions; 1.2 The homoiousian rejection of the homoousion; 1.2.1 Homoousios in the Ancyran synodical letter (358).
1.2.2 The Sirmian Epistle1.3 The witness of Athanasius; 1.4 Apollinarius' answer to Basil; 1.4.1 Philosophical background; 1.4.2 Apollinarius' application of human nature; 1.5 Confession of the homoousion by Meletius and his followers at Antioch in 363; Chapter Two The Cappadocian Teaching; 2.1 The teaching of Eunomius; 2.2 The Cappadocian reaction; Excursus: Was Basil ever a homoiousian?; 2.2.1 The Cappadocian application of human nature; 2.2.2 The Antiochene background; 2.3 The writing On the Difference of ousia and hupostasis; 2.3.1 A semantic theory; 2.3.2 The ousia-hupostasis distinction.
2.3.3 Philosophical background2.4 Gregory of Nyssa's anti-Eunomian polemics; 2.4.1 Contra Eunomium I 172-86: 'Eunomius does not even know the Categories'; 2.4.2 Contra Eunomium III/1,73-6 and the rejection of the derivative model; 2.4.3 Contra Eunomium III/5 and the relation between Basil's and Gregory's conception of substantial unity; 2.5 Gregory's defence against the charge of tritheism; 2.5.1 The Ad Graecos; 2.5.2 The Ad Ablabium; 2.5.3 The alleged tritheism of Gregory of Nyssa; Part Two Human Nature in the Divine Economy.
Chapter Three Human Nature and the Theological Requirements of Salvation History3.1 Preliminary considerations; 3.2 The teaching of Apollinarius; Chapter Four Gregory's Teaching on Creation and Fall of Humanity; 4.1 The creation of human nature; 4.1.1 The creation of the world; 4.1.2 The creation of man; 4.1.3 Further Considerations: De Hominis Opificio 16 and the problem of double creation; 4.2 A Fall of human nature?; 4.2.1 The Neoplatonic pattern; 4.2.2 The Origenist pattern; 4.2.3 The Apollinarian pattern; Chapter Five Human Nature in Gregory's Soteriology and Eschatology.
5.1 The 'humanistic' solution: salvation through imitation of Christ5.2 The eschatological restoration of humankind; 5.3 Gregory's use of soteriological theories based on universal human nature; 5.3.1 Physical soteriology and universalism in Tunc et inches per seconde; 5.3.2 Soteriology and christology in the Eunomian controversy; 5.3.3 Human nature in Gregory's anti-Apollinarian Antirrheticus; Gregory's Third Epistle and its historical setting; The position of the Antirrheticus; 5.3.4 The re-emergence of universal human nature in the Refutatio Confessionis Eunomii.
Subject Gregory, of Nyssa, Saint, approximately 335-approximately 394.
Gregory, of Nyssa, Saint, approximately 335-approximately 394. (OCoLC)fst01821700
Gregorius Nyssenus 335-394.
Gregorio De Nisa, Santo.
Gregorius Nyssenus.
Theological anthropology -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Anthropology.
Theological anthropology -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Early church. (OCoLC)fst01906573
Theologische Anthropologie.
Filosofia cristã.
Filosofia patrística.
RELIGION / Christianity / History.
Chronological Term 30-600
Other Form: Print version: Zachhuber, Johannes. Human nature in Gregory of Nyssa. Leiden ; Boston, Mass. : Brill, 2000 (DLC) 99049289 (OCoLC)42476705
ISBN 9789004274327 (electronic book)
9004274324 (electronic book)
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