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,,The Flight Desire Towards God”.

Epektasis Doctrine at Gregory of Nyssa

Author(s): Grigore-Toma Someşan
Subject(s): Theology and Religion
Published by: Asociaţiunea Transilvană pentru Literatura Română şi Cultura Poporului Român - ASTRA
Keywords: St. Gregory of Nyssa; infinity crossing; Origen; epektasis; body theology;

Summary/Abstract: The text presents the concept of ,,epektasis” as it is shown in precepts of St. Gregory of Nyssa and it highlights, in the same time, the importance of this concept in themore intellibile presentation about the doctrine of deification, not by cancelling the ontologicaldistance between made and unmade, but by crossing it. The text emphasize the valences that St. Gregory of Nyssa gives to theology of Origen, but also the aspects through gregorian precepts overcome. With other words, this study declares that through underlining the body theology, St. Gregory of Nyssa elaborates the most complex precept about deification.

  • Issue Year: IV/2016
  • Issue No: 7
  • Page Range: 125-134
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Romanian