Item description for Neuplatoniches Gedankengut in den "Homilian uber die Seligpreisungen" Gregors von Nyssa (Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae,) (German Edition) by Salvatore R.C. Lilla...
This volume thoroughly analyses the Neoplatonic sources and background of Gregory of Nyssa's eight Homilies on the Beatitudes according to the most preeminent themes: human virtue, knowledge of God and Self, negative theology, God's sublimity, and , the mutual relationship of the virtues, the Logos as physician, the essence of beauty, the contemplation of the universe, unification.
The study complements the first commentary of the homilies published in Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae vol. 52 and provides a deep and rich mine of specialised knowledge in a field that is particularly important for the understanding of Gregory's thought.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.7" Width: 6.2" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.25 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2004
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004136843 ISBN13 9789004136847