St. Gregory of Nyssa

The Life of Saint Macrina


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The poignant biography of Saint Macrina, by her brother, Saint Gregory of Nyssa. (The Reader)“The use of the word "philosophy" to …

Funeral Oration on Meletius


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Saint Meletius was Patriarch of Antioch from 360 until his death in 381. One of his last acts was to preside over the First Council of Const…

On Virginity


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His admirable book "On Virginity", written about 370, was composed to strengthen in all who read it the desire for a life of perfe…

The Early Church Collection Volume 1


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The collection begins with two short works on the Trinity by Gregory of Nyssa, followed by two works on Christology by Theodoret and Pope Le…

The Life of St. Macrina



A short biography of St. Macrina by her brother, St. Gregory of Nyssa. She was born about AD 330, and died in 379. Hugely intelligent, wise,…

The Early Church Collection Volume 3


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This collection begins with Augustine's exposition of the Apostles' Creed, a confession of faith (particularly addressing the Trinity) attri…