OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Christ in the Life and Teaching of Gregory of Nazianzus

ISBN : 9780199681945

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¥16,071
著者: 
O. P. Andrew Hofer
ページ
288 ページ
フォーマット
Hardcover
サイズ
169 x 239 mm
刊行日
2013年08月
シリーズ
Oxford Early Christian Studies
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Christ in the Life and Teaching of Gregory of Nazianzus is the first full-length book devoted to an overview of the Christology of this fourth-century Father of the Church. Andrew Hofer examines the breadth of Gregory's corpus-orations, letters, and poems (often neglected in doctrinal studies)-to argue that Gregory's writing on Christ can be best understood in tandem with his autobiography. This study begins with an articulation of Gregory's theology of the Word in which words come from the Word who became incarnate. Hofer then offers a close reading of how Gregory writes to or about Christ in the poetry known as 'on himself'. Within a three-part study of 'autobiographical Christology', Hofer explores the philosophical background of Gregory's rhetoric for what he calls the 'mixtures' of Christ and himself. He then elucidates this autobiographical concern in Gregory's famous Ep. 101, a landmark text in the Christological controversies. Thirdly, Hofer considers how Gregory celebrates the mysteries of Christ in the festal orations. Before the book's epilogue, a chapter describes how Gregory wrote of Christ for his pastoral ministry. Throughout the work, Hofer demonstrates the importance in Gregory's writings of the language of blending (such as in the Greek word krasis, rejected by the Council of Chalcedon to describe the Incarnation). This book thus offers a unique perspective on the one known as 'the Theologian' in Chalcedon's acts and in subsequent Christian tradition.

目次: 

Introduction
1. Gregory s Theology of the Word
2. Gregory s Christomorphic Autobiography
3. Autobiographical Christology I: The Mixtures of Gregory and Christ
4. Autobiographical Christology II: Ep. 101 in the Christological Controversy
5. Autobiographical Christology III: The Mysteries of Christ
6. Gregory s Christomorphic Ministry
Epilogue

著者について: 

Andrew Hofer, O.P., teaches on the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, D.C. There he also serves as the Master of Students for the Dominican Province of St. Joseph. Hofer has previously taught at Tangaza College of The Catholic University of Eastern Africa and at the University of Notre Dame, where in 2010 he earned a Ph.D. in Theology.

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