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Throughout Orthodoxy, St. Gregory of Nazianzus is best known as "The Theologian", a title he shares only with the Evangelist John and St. Symeon the New Theologian. In the West, St. Gregory is best known for his Five Theological Orations, a classic response to the theology of Eunomius, who embraced a late, radicalized form of Arianism known as Anomoeanism. These Festal Orations which developed as a response to Eunomius have shaped the theology and spirituality of the Eastern Churches in ways often overlooked by Western scholars. In the context of these festal proclamations, St. Gregory articulates his own theology while intertwining his pastoral teachings on the devout Christian life.

About the Popular Patristics Series
The Popular Patristics series published by St. Vladimir's Seminary Press provides readable and accurate translations of a broad range of early Christian literature to a wide audience--from students of Christian history to lay Christians reading for spiritu7al benefit.

Recognized Patristic scholars provide short but comprehensive and clear introductory essays according to their specializations for each volume.

Texts include classics of Christian literature, thematic volumes, homily collections, letters, spiritual guidance, and poetical works from a wide variety geographical contexts and historical backgrounds. The purpose of the series is to mine the riches of the early church and to make these invaluable writings available to all.
     

 
On God and Man: The Theological Poetry of St. Gregory of Nazianzus (Popular Patristics)On God and Man: The Theological Poetry of St. Gregory of Nazianzus (Popular Patristics)
St. Gregory of Nazianzus, Peter Gilbert
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St. Gregory is one of the most open and self-revealing of the Fathers of the Church, and his poetry is remarkable for its personal character. In these poems, he speaks of the joys and frustrations of his own life; he reveals his inner questioning about the purpose and values of life in the face of sin and mortality, and his ultimate faith in Christ as redeeming and reconciling all things. St Gregory's poetry has often been compared with St Augustine's Confessions, as showing a peculiarly modern interest in the self. The translations here presented allow the reader to see that self-reflection in its theological context.

While St Gregory of Nazianzus' poetry has recently begun to appear in English translations, On God and Man: The Theological Poetry of St. Gregory of Nazianzus is the first book to provide an affordable translation of his major doctrinal poems. Included are poems on the Trinity, Creation and Providence, Angels and the Soul, the Person of Christ, Human Nature and poems debating the Christian understanding of marriage and virginity.

About the Popular Patristics Series
The Popular Patristics series published by St. Vladimir's Seminary Press provides readable and accurate translations of a broad range of early Christian literature to a wide audience--from students of Christian history to lay Christians reading for spiritual benefit.

Recognized Patristic scholars provide short but comprehensive and clear introductory essays according to their specializations for each volume.

Texts include classics of Christian literature, thematic volumes, homily collections, letters, spiritual guidance, and poetical works from a wide variety geographical contexts and historical backgrounds. The purpose of the series is to mine the riches of the early church and to make these invaluable writings available to all.
     

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