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by Carole Straw

eBook Gregory the Great (Transformation of the Classical Heritage) download ISBN: 0520068726
Author: Carole Straw
Publisher: University of California Press (September 3, 1991)
Language: English
Pages: 316
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This book by the renowned scholar Carole Straw was a welcome addition to my studies of this fascinating person: Gregory the Great. Straw's analysis of the seeming contradictions in Gregory's character and actions was well balanced.

This book by the renowned scholar Carole Straw was a welcome addition to my studies of this fascinating person: Gregory the Great. Thus, the title "Perfection in Imperfection" was just the right phrase to describe Gregory the Great.

Transformation of the Classical Heritage. Gregory I (590-604) is often considered the first medieval pope and the first exponent of a truly medieval spirituality. Carole Straw is Associate Professor of History at Mount Holyoke College.

Gregory the Great: Perfection in Imperfection. Transformation of the Classical Heritage 14. Berkeley, Calif. University of California Press, 1991. xiv + 295 pp. Robin Darling Young (a1). Published online by Cambridge University Press: 28 July 2009. Export citation Request permission. By (author) Carole Straw. Format Paperback 316 pages. Dimensions 152 x 229 x 2. 2mm 499g. Publication date 01 Jul 1992. Publisher University of California Press. Publication City/Country Berkerley, United States.

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Throughout the work, Frank is refreshingly consistent in both her critical reading and sympathetic approach to ancient religious experiences.

transformation of the body D. Deification in Christ E. The uncreated Glory F. Essence and energies in Go. Essence and energies in God. Notes Indexes. If this book succeeds in making the thought of the last great Byzantine theologian better known and understood by modern English speaking readers, then the effort spent on preparing it will have been amply repaid. For the translator at least, the business of coming to grips with the often difficult text of Palamas has led to the conviction that here we are dealing, not merely with an interesting chapter in the history of ideas, but with a permanent spiritual treasure of the Universal Church.

Series: Transformation of the Classical Heritage. Book Description: Gregory I (590-604) is often considered the first medieval pope and the first exponent of a truly medieval spirituality. Published by: University of California Press. eISBN: 978-0-520987-8. You are viewing the table of contents.

Transformation of the Classical Heritage, 3.  . Transformation of the Classical Heritage, 3. Pp. xiv+398. Berkeley–Los Angeles–London: University of California Press, 2005.

Gregory I (590-604) is often considered the first medieval pope and the first exponent of a truly medieval spirituality. Carole Straw places Gregory in his historical context and considers the many facets of his personality―monk, preacher, and pope―in order to elucidate the structure of his thought and present a unified, thematic interpretation of his spiritual concerns.
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This book by the renowned scholar Carole Straw was a welcome addition to my studies of this fascinating person: Gregory the Great. Straw's analysis of the seeming contradictions in Gregory's character and actions was well balanced. Thus, the title "Perfection in Imperfection" was just the right phrase to describe Gregory the Great.
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Carole Straw does credit to Gregory the Great: the Great synthesizer of earlier Christian traditions and authors, who rendered their thoughts in his own seamless fabric. Carole Straw similarly synthesizes the underlying assumptions of Gregory to get at the essence of his teaching. Bravo.