Chapter

Christ Speaking Himself:

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/10.1093/0199267995.003.0007

Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies

Christ Speaking Himself:

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Discusses an over-looked dimension of Gregory’s apophaticism. By virtue of apophatic union with the Word, the soul, while remaining unknowing, paradoxically takes on the qualities of the Word. The Word speaks (logophasis) in the deeds and discourse of Paul, Peter, Thekla, andthe bride.

Keywords: bride; incence; logophasis; odour of Christ; Paul; perfume

Chapter.  8794 words. 

Subjects: Early Christianity

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