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atonement in Gregory of Nyssa

Alan S. Dunstone

atonement in Gregory of Nyssa

by Alan S. Dunstone

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Published by Tyndale Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gregory, -- of Nyssa, Saint, -- ca. 335-ca. 394.,
  • Atonement.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 31.

    Statementby A.S. Dunstone.
    SeriesThe Tyndale lecture in historical theology -- 1963
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18062883M

    This book gathers 37 letters of St Gregory of Nyssa (c. ), translated into English, some for the first time, and equipped with up-to-date scholarly notes. It begins with a biography focusing on Gregory’s family background and young adulthood. A study of Gregory . No apology is needed for seeking further illumination about atonement, the central Christian doctrine. But why Gregory of Nyssa? There seems to be little work on him in English. This is in strong contrast to an intense interest throughout the Middle Ages; about 1, manuscripts of his work have survived - .

      The notion of atonement, a process by which humans are made right before God, is central to the logic of Christian theology. In spite of this, major thinkers in the Christian traditions have held vastly different understandings of both the way atonement works and what it means. These differing accounts have become intellectual traditions which continue to influence both academic theology and. The sack of Rome in led Augustine to write what book? City of God. Holds that Christ had only one will. Monotheletism. In , this church, which symbolizes the cosmos was built Gregory of Nyssa. According to Gregory of Nyssa, Jesus' atonement was possible because Jesus _____.

    by Gregory of Nyssa (one of two) Introductory Notes Prologue itself containing 15 paragraphs) and Book II (‘Contemplation on the Life of Moses;’ the bulk of the Life which consists of paragraphs). As for the references within brackets, those which are found in Book I.   The Christus Victor or Ransom to Satan Theory of the atonement is the classic position from church history. First held by the Alexandrian theologian Origen, proponents of this view are Irenaeus, Gregory of Nyssa, Tertullian, Augustine, and Athanasius. Gustaf Aulen explains the .


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Atonement in Gregory of Nyssa by Alan S. Dunstone Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Atonement in Gregory of Nyssa By A.S. Dunstone, M.A., B.A. Lecturer in Biblical Literature at the University of Sheffield The Tyndale Lecture in Historical Theology, [p.6] HISTORICAL NOTES ON THE CAPPADOCIAN FATHERS (based on The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church) BASIL OF CAESAREA (Basil the Great, c.

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Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. Michael Azkoul, St. Gregory of Nyssa and the Tradition of the Fathers (pdf file, ) a helpful resource comparing Gregory with Philo, Origen, and Plotinus.

T.F. Torrance, Theology in Reconciliation (Amazon book, ), p - Orthodox Prayer, Life of Saint Gregory of Nyssa (Orthodox Prayer) a good summary, with ample footnotes.

The scholarly "consensus," aside from some exceptions, is that the Great Catechism of Saint Gregory of Nyssa is a thoroughly universalist work.

From the onset, I want to make clear that there are grounds to agree with the consensus of scholars on this point. Even in Church history, accusations of forgery reveal that a proper. THE CHRISTIAN CONCEPT OF ATONEMENT The Ransom Theory (a.k.a. Classical Theory) Sponsored link. The Ransom Theory -- God deceitfully bribes and tricks Satan.

This was the dominant belief in the early Christian church. Gregory of Nyssa (AD c. – ) Like Origen, Gregory of Nyssa believed that Satan had obtained legal rights over man due to the fall and that any salvation must first free man from Satan’s dominion.

Gregory is most famous for his analogy of Satan being tricked by God like a. Gregory sees the atonement as a great defeat of Satan. He emphasizes the devil’s role in humanities fall. Humanity is rescued from bondage to the devil.

Gregory also sees the atonement as being universal in scope. All of humanity shares in the salvation that Jesus brings and even the devil is restored through Jesus’ work of redemption. His books include St. Gregory Palamas and Orthodox Spirituality (), Gregory Palamas (), The St. Gregory of Nyssa (c.

) belonged to the third generation of an illustrious Christian family of atonement. In his later years Gregory turned to developing a. Gregory of Nazianzus has long been regarded as the premier teacher on the Holy Trinity in Eastern Christianity.

Yet, ironically, for over a century historians and theologians have neglected his work in favor of his fellow Cappadocians Basil of Caesarea and Gregory of Nyssa, while Gregory has long been overshadowed in the West by Augustine.

The ransom theory of atonement is one of the main doctrines in Christian theology relating to the meaning and effect of the death of Jesus originated in the early Church, particularly in the work of theory teaches that the death of Christ was a ransom sacrifice, usually said to have been paid to Satan, in satisfaction for the bondage and debt on the souls of humanity as a.

Saint Gregory of Nyssa, 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 balanced Platonic and Christian traditions.

Christus Victor. Christus Victor (Christ the Victor) is a view of the atonement taken from the title of Gustaf Aulén's groundbreaking book, first published inwhere he drew attention back to the early church's Ransom theory.

In Christus Victor, the atonement is viewed as divine conflict and victory over the hostile powers that hold humanity in subjection.

Gregory of Nyssa (c after ) 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.

Later, Gregory of Nyssa (AD ) held this view as well. Erickson notes that this theory was the “standard view in the early history of the church.” [1] While this view has lost a major following in recent years, Gustaf Aulen has been a notable, modern proponent.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Penal substitution (sometimes, esp. in older writings, called forensic theory) is a theory of the atonement within Christian theology, which argues that Christ, by his own sacrificial choice, was punished (penalized) in the place of sinners (substitution), thus satisfying the demands of justice so God can justly forgive sin.

It developed with the Reformed tradition as a specific understanding. Fourth century thinker Gregory of Nyssa is a classic example of a patristic theologian with a ransom theory of atonement. The second category are satisfaction theories, which first developed with Saint Anselm in the eleventh century, but also covers later substitution theories.

Gregory of Nyssa: Selected full-text books and articles. Universal Salvation: Eschatology in the Thought of Gregory of Nyssa and Karl Rahner By Morwenna Ludlow Oxford University Press, Read preview Overview. Gregory of. Saint Gregory of Nyssa Collection [7 Books] by Saint Gregory of Nyssa and Aeterna Press.

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Click Download or Read Online button to get gregory of nyssa against eunomius book now. This site is like a library. Gustaf Aulen's classic work, 'Christus Victor', has long been a standard text on the atonement.

Aulen applies "history of ideas' methodology to historical theology in tracing the development of three views of the atonement. Aulen asserts that in traditional histories of the doctrine of the atonement only two views have usually been presented, the objective/Anselmian and the subjective 5/5(2).Gregory returned to Nyssa where he was warmly welcomed.

Basil died soon afterward and Gregory took on a more important role in the defense of orthodox belief. He was a leader in two councils and defended the Trinity. He also wrote many books. Passages from these are considered quite beautiful.

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