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On the Soul and the Resurrection

   
St Gregory of Nyssa
Translated from the Greek and introduced by Catharine P. Roth

Number 12 of Popular Patristics Series

“One of the major points of disagreement between Christianity and Greek thought was the doctrine of the resurrection. Hence Gregory’s Dialogue on the Soul and the Resurrection provides an example of the encounter between Christianity and Greek culture. It shows us both how Gregory proceeded to deal with the problems in his own intellectual development and how the Church as a whole worked towards a synthesis of the two traditions.”
—“Introduction”

CONTENTS

Introduction
Chapter 1 The Survival of the Soul
Chapter 2 The Nature of the Soul
Chapter 3 The Emotions
Chapter 4 The Condition of the Soul after Death
Chapter 5 How Does the Soul Recognize the Elements of Its Body?
Chapter 6 The Purification of the Soul
Chapter 7 Why Is Purification Painful?
Chapter 8 Transmigration of Souls
Chapter 9 The Origin of the Soul
Chapter 10 The Doctrine of the Resurrection
Citations and Allusions
Index

Item Number: BKV280
Publication Data: Crestwood, NY: St Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 1993
Format: softcover
Number of Pages: 130
Dimensions (l × w × h): 18.4 cm × 12.7 cm × 1.0 cm
ISBN: 978‒0‒88141‒120‒1

$15.95 (USD)

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