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Alexander Abecina


B.Sc (Physics), University of Technology, Sydney

Grad Dip. Christian Studies, Regent College, Vancouver

M. A. Theological Studies, Regent College, Vancouver (supervisors: Hans Boersma and John Behr)

PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge (supervisor: Thomas Graumann)

Ordained as Deacon in the Anglican Church of Australia, Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn

Subject area and speciality

History of Christianity specialists:

Gregory of Nyssa's Christology

Late antiquity specialists:

Gregory of Nyssa's Christology

Research Interests

Gregory of Nyssa

Patristic Theology

Biblical Studies

Philosophy of Religion

Science and Religion

History and Philosophy of Science


Key Publications

- Gregory of Nyssa's Change of Mind About the Heart, Journal of Theological Studies (2017) 68.1: 121 - 140.

- Time and Sacramentality in Gregory of Nyssa’s Contra Eunomium. Early Christian Studies volume 16. Edited by Pauline Allen, Geoffrey Dunn, and Bronwen Neil. Centre for Early Christian Studies, Australian Catholic University. Sydney: St. Paul’s Publications, 2013.


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