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The Exaltation of Faith: The Exaltation of Faith: The State of Current Research

Martin Laird

in Gregory of Nyssa and the Grasp of Faith

Published in print April 2004 | ISBN: 9780199267996
Published online November 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191601576 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199267995.003.0002

Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies

The Exaltation of Faith: The Exaltation of Faith: The State of Current Research

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A synthesis of mid to late twentieth-century scholarship on Gregory’s understanding of faith (Dani” lou, von Balthasar, Völker, Can”vet, Harrison, Dünzl, Pottier, Desalvo). Indicates how the present study will advance our understanding of faith in Gregory, adjust our understanding of a characteristic feature of Gregory’s apophaticism, redress how we understand Gregory’s mysticism of darkness.

Keywords: apophasis; darkness; faith; logophasis; pistis

Chapter.  8455 words. 

Subjects: Early Christianity

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