Gregory of Nyssa: “Making an idol of God”

First Thoughts

Gregory of Nyssa (c. AD 335 – 395) – Along with his older brother, Basil of Caesarea,  and Gregory of Nazianzus, Gregory was on the three great Cappadocian Fathers of the 4th century.

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“…every concept formed by our understanding which attempts to attain and to hem in the divine nature serves only to make an idol of God, not to make God known”.  ~ from ‘The Life of Moses”. 

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