Gregory of Nyssa

(c. 335 - c. 395)

Born into a prominent Cappadocian Christian family around 330, Gregory of Nyssa was named after—and would become the biographer of—the third-century Saint Gregory the Miracle-Worker. Educated in classical philosophy as well as in scripture, he became known for his skill in communicating dogma through vivid metaphors when serving as bishop of Nyssa.

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