The Logos Who Descends to Me
St. Gregory of Nazianzus (329–90) is among the first Church Fathers who elaborated a coherent and complex teaching regarding the person of our Savior, Jesus Christ. In addition to the biblical arguments that root his teaching, his linguistic and philosophical propensities helped him offer an accurate and thorough definition of the Christ’s evangelical image and saved him from the false heterodox interpretations. While his philosophical education invested his dogmatic assertions with rigor and technical accuracy, many of these becoming classical expressions, his poetic genius, together with his characteristic intuition and sensibility, enlivens these abstract definitions and brings the reader of today (and the auditorium of those times) closer to a more intimate and familiar Christ, the good Shepherd set out in our search.
KeywordsHuman Nature Divine Nature Church Father Holy Ghost Divine Person
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