Eastern theologian and church father who helped to refine Trinitarian doctrine and worked vigorously against Arianism.
(a.d. 335?-394?); Gr. theologian & bishop in Cappadocia: his day is March 9: brother of Saint Basil.
Gregory-of-nyssa Sentence Examples
From Alexandria we get Athanasius, Didymus and Cyril; from Cyrene, Synesius; from Antioch, Theodore of Mopsuestia, John Chrysostom and Theodoret; from Palestine, Eusebius of Caesarea and Cyril of Jerusalem; from Cappadocia, Basil, Gregory of Nyssa and Gregory of Nazianzus.
This was the phrase of Gregory of Nyssa.
17), Gregory of Nyssa (Orat.
Already in the 4th century we find reference to stone altars in the writings of Gregory of Nyssa.
If we could believe the fathers of the 5th and succeeding centuries Nicene orthodoxy prevailed in their country from the first; and in the 5th century they certainly chose for translation the works of orthodox fathers alone, such as Chrysostom, Basil, Gregory of Nyssa and Gregory Nazianzen, Cyril of Jerusalem and Cyril of Alexandria, Athanasius, Julius of Rome, Hippolytus, Irenaeus, avoiding Origen and other fathers who were becoming suspect.