The Flow of the Mind

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:

Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies

The Flow of the Mind

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As a backdrop for considering Gregory’s understanding of faith, we discuss how Gregory views the mind itself. How the mind is affected by the passions.Discusses the dispersed mind, the grasping mind, the mind and the intelligible, the mind’s ascent, the mind, and grace.

Keywords: baptism; dianoia; mind; nous; passions; scripture; training

Chapter.  13086 words. 

Subjects: Early Christianity

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