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By Frederick W. Norris

Gregory Nazianzen's Theological Orations, actual classics, exhibit not just the educational and religion in their writer, but additionally his quarrels with Neo-Arians, Pneumatomachians, pagans, and different competitors at Constantinople within the past due fourth century C.E. This quantity is split into 3 components. the 1st deals a survey of Gregory's lifestyles and works, his orientation as a philosophical rhetorician, an summary of his theology, the appropriate perspectives of his significant competitors, and the manuscript culture of those orations. the second one is a statement that concentrates at the context and move of his arguments approximately paideia and theology. The 3rd is a brand new English translation, the 1st entire one, that inspires the logical and rhetorical energy of Nazianzen and during its Biblical citations indicates the significance of scripture within the debates.

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