St. Gregory of Nyssa

Saint Gregory of Nyssa (nĬs´ə), d. 394?, Cappadocian theologian; brother of St. Basil the Great and his successor as champion of orthodoxy. He became bishop of Nyssa in Cappadocia in 371, was removed in 376, and was restored in 378. He was prominent in the First Council of Constantinople (see Constantinople, First Council of). His fame rests on his theological works, most of which were controversial, against Eunomius, Apollinarians, and against the teachings of Jews and pagans (Oratio catechetica). Feast: Mar. 9.

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St. Gregory of Nyssa: Selected full-text books and articles

Gregory of Nyssa By Anthony Meredith Routledge, 1999
Ascetical Works By Saint Gregory of Nyssa; Virginia Woods Callahan Catholic University of America Press, 1967
The Life of Moses By Gregory of Nyssa; Abraham J. Malherbe; Everett Ferguson Paulist Press, 1978
St. Gregory Thaumaturgus: Life and Works By Saint Gregory Thaumaturgus; Michael Slusser Catholic University of America Press, 1998
Librarian’s tip: "On the Life and Wonders of Our Father among the Saints, Gregory the Wonderworker" by Gregory, Bishop of Nyssa begins on p. 41
Catholicism: A Study of Dogma in Relation to the Corporate Destiny of Mankind By Henri de Lubac Sheed and Ward, 1958
Librarian’s tip: Contains multiple excerpts by Gregory of Nyssa
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