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Alexander L Abecina

Biography:

PhD Candidate

MA Theological Studies

BSc (Physics)

Scholarships:

The Crosse Studentship (full tuition + stipend) 

Peterhouse Graduate Studentship (full tuition + stipend)

 

CV available on request

 

 

Subject area and speciality

History of Christianity specialists:

Gregory of Nyssa's In Canticum canticorum

Late antiquity specialists:

Gregory of Nyssa's In Canticum canticorum

Research Interests

Gregory of Nyssa

Patristics & Early Christian Studies

Systematic Theology

Philosophy of Religion

History and Philosophy of Science

Other Professional Activities

Member of the North American Patristics Society (NAPS)

Collaborators

Key Publications

Journal Articles:

Doctrinal Development or Not? Reframing Gregory of Nyssa's Contra Eunomium, Book 3, Noesis Review, Issue 6 (2019, forthcoming)

The Unity of Christ and the Anointing of the Spirit in Gregory of Nyssa's Antirrheticus adversus Apolinarium. Modern Theology, (2019). (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/moth.12494)

Trinitarian Spirit-Christology in Gregory of Nyssa: A Ressourcement of Homilies on the Song of Songs, Noesis Review, Issue 5 (2018)

Gregory of Nyssa’s Change of Mind about the Heart, Journal of Theological Studies vol. 68.1 (2017) 121 -140. (https://doi.org/10.1093/jts/flw232)  

Book Chapters:

"Gregory of Nyssa on Suffering and Evil" in T & T Clark Companion (Edited volume) (London: Bloomsbury, forthcoming under contract)

Book Reviews:

Grégoire de Nysse: Lettre canonique: Lettre sur la Pythonisse et six homélies pastorales. Edited and translated by Pierre Maraval. Journal of Theological Studies (2019). (https://doi.org/10.1093/jts/flz029)

Monographs:                

Time and Sacramentality in Gregory of Nyssa’s Contra Eunomium, Early Christian Studies 16. Edited by Pauline Allen, Geoffrey Dunn and Bronwen Neil. Strathfield: St. Paul’s Publications, 2013 (http://www.cecs.acu.edu.au/publications.html)

Reviewed by:

Prof. Matthieu Cassin, Revue d’Histoire Ecclésiastique 110.1-2 (2015): 328

Prof. Lionel Wickham, Journal of Ecclesiastical History 65.4 (2014): 876 – 878

Prof. Stuart G. Hall, Journal of Theological Studies 65.1 (2014): 294 – 296

Dr. Mario Baghos, Journal of Religious History 37 (2013): 586 – 587

 

Cited in:

David Grummet, Material Eucharist (OUP, 2016)

Basil Lourié, Temporality and a Metric for Created Natures, Scrinium: Journal of Patrology and Critical Hagiography 12 (2016): 340 - 351

Hans Boersma, Embodiment and Virtue in Gregory of Nyssa (OUP, 2013)

 

Presentations:

Power in Weakness: Pneumatology in Gregory of Nyssa's De virginitate (XVIII. International Conference on Patristic Studies, Oxford, 19 August - 24 August 2019, Accepted)

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