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The Life of Saint Macrina

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Published by Wipf & Stock Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Religion - Church History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKevin Corrigan (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8894371M
    ISBN 101597523895
    ISBN 109781597523899
    OCLC/WorldCa70144868


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The Life of Saint Macrina by Gregorius Nyssenus Download PDF EPUB FB2

This little book is a brief retelling of the Life of St. Macrina as told by her younger brother, Gregory of Nyssa. Macrina and Gregory were also siblings of St. Basil the Great. The book focuses on Macrina's failed courtship, and resulting perpetual virginity/5(8). This edition of "The Life of Saint Macrina" offers a helpful introduction by Kevin Corrigan to the life and the historical context of early Christianity.

The life provides a vision into an early woman's interesting story of pursuing her own piety and her creation of an early proto-monastic community.4/5. MACRINA'S PARENTS. The virgin's name was Macrina; she was so called by her parents after a famous Macrina some time before in the family, our father's mother, who had confessed Christ [A] like a good athlete in the time of the persecutions.

This indeed was her name to the outside world, the one used by her friends. This little book is a brief retelling of the Life of St.

Macrina as told by her younger brother, Gregory of Nyssa. Macrina and Gregory were also siblings of St. Basil the Great. The book focuses on Macrina's failed courtship, and resulting perpetual virginity/5.

The life of Saint Macrina. [Gregory, of Nyssa Saint; Kevin Corrigan] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gregory, of Nyssa Saint; Kevin Corrigan.

Find more information about: ISBN: Introduction --The fourth century: the human faces of Gregory and Macrina --Traditional typology for Macrina & the ideal of philosophy --Texts, translations & abbreviations --Translation: from Gregory, Bishop of Nyssa, a letter on the life of Saint Macrina.

Other Titles: Vita Sanctae Macrinae. Responsibility. The Life of Saint Macrina by Bishop of Nyssa Gregory,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(). The Life of Saint Macrina by Gregory Of Nyssa (c - c ) Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Copyright: CC.

Both the book and the. Gregory of Nyssa expanded his sister’s deathbed reflections on the future life in his book, On the Soul and the Resurrection. from Voices of the Saints, by Bert Ghezzi Image credit: St.

Macrina the Younger by unknown artist, 11th century. Corrigan, Kevin (translator) Saint Macrina: The Hidden Face Behind the Tradition in Vox Benedictina: A Journal of Translations from Monastic Sources (): [The Life of Macrina, by Gregory Bishop of Nyssa] Translated with Introduction and Notes by Kevin Corrigan of St.

Gregory's Vita Sancta Macrina. By permission of Peregrina Publishers. A short biography of St. Macrina by her brother, St. Gregory of Nyssa. She was born about ADand died in Hugely intelligent, wise, and holy even by the standards of a family full of saints and theologians, St.

Macrina the Younger is a fascinating figure. St. Gregory of Nyssa: the Life of St. Macrina by Gregory, of The Life of Saint Macrina book, Saint, approximately approximately ; Clarke, W. Lowther (William Kemp Lowther),editor.

Publication date Topics GENERIC RAW BOOK ZIP. Macrina Wiederkehr has 18 books on Goodreads with ratings. Macrina Wiederkehr’s most popular book is Seven Sacred Pauses: Living Mindfully Through t. Saint Macrina ( - ) was a major guiding force in the early development of monasticism and it was through her example that her brother, Saint Basil the Great, was inspired to establish one of the first monastic communities.

This life, written by her other famous brother, Saint Gregory of Nyssa, is one of the masterpieces of Christian literature. Gregory of Nyssa is a figure of great importance in the history of Christian doctrine and the eventual triumph of Nicene orthodoxy.

For a sketch of his doctrinal system the reader is referred to J. Srawley's edition of The Catechetical Oration, uniform with the present volume. THE LIFE OF ST. MACRINA. The Life of Saint Macrina GREGORY OF NYSSA (c - c ), translated by W.

Lowther CLARKE ( - ) The poignant biography of Saint Macrina, by. Ancient Faith Publishing is one of the largest, most valued resources for Orthodox books and other materials in the English-speaking world.

With over quality popular titles published, from many of the best living Orthodox writers in English, we also publish translations, booklets and brochures, icons, greeting cards, and calendars.

This book presents St Macrina the Younger (c. ), eldest sister of Ss Basil the Great and Gregory of Nyssa. All the sources of Macrina's life are gathered together, translated afresh into English, and provided with up-to-date introductions and notes.

Documents include: Testimonies of St Basil, St Gregory Nazianzen's epigrams on Macrina and her siblings; Gregory of Nyssa's. Volunteer for Reading & Other LibriVox Things. Completed Projects. COMPLETE The Life of St Macrina-maryann.

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Saint Macrina is significant in that her brother, Saint Gregory of Nyssawas able to set standards for being a holy Early Christian woman. And gradually her tongue dried up with the fever, she could articulate her words no longer, and her voice died away, and only by the trembling of her lips and the motion of her hands did we recognise that she was praying.

The Life of Saint Macrina [* Gregory, Bishop of Nyssa] is 20% off every day at Saint Macrina ( - ) was a major guiding force in the early development of monasticism and it was through her example that her brother.

Gregory was first educated at home, by his mother Emmelia and sister Macrina. Little is known of what further education he received. Apocryphal hagiographies depict him studying at Athens, but this is speculation probably based on the life of his brother utes: Vested as a bishop.

Or search for your favorite saint here. One of the greatest treasures of the Catholic Church is the holiness of its members. Among the members of the Catholic Church, there is a small and noble group of people that stand out as shining examples of holiness and goodness.

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If you can make examining a book The Life of Saint Macrina: for being your habit, you. Macrina and Emmelia also attracted companions from women of their own class, and Macrina drew up a rule of life that they followed, forming one of the first communities of religious women.

This rule became the basis of St Basil’s rule for monasteries in. Title:: The Life of St. Macrina: Author:: Gregory, of Nyssa, Saint, approximately approximately Editor:: Clarke, W.

Lowther (William Kemp Lowther), Today is the feast day of Saint Macrina the Younger. Ora pro nobis. Macrina was born in in Cesarea, the eldest child of Basil and Emmelia. She was the granddaughter of St. Macrina the Elder and sister of St. Basil, St. Gregory of Nyssa, and St. Peter of Sebastea.

Her mother based herself on the Book of Wisdom of Scriptures to raise her. The poignant biography of Saint Macrina, by her brother, Saint Gregory of Nyssa. (The Reader)“The use of the word "philosophy" to designate Christianity is common in the writings of the fourth cent.

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The Life of Saint Macrina by Gregorius Nyssenus; 1 edition; First published in The Life of Saint Macrina | Open Library. The life of Macrina was a hagiographic of letters written by Gregory of Nyssa after the death of his sister Macrina.

The letters were addressed to the Monk Olympus which was giving the accounts of Macrina as a Christian woman and her family. The letters have critical information that pertained to the early Christian religious life.

In this way, Macrina can be considered the patron saint of modern oncoplastic surgery. In a world where most breast cancer patients remain mutilated without breast reconstruction, Macrina is a still present and living memory of hope, bequeathed to us as a gift of our Christian heritage and transmitted to us because of the eyewitness testimony Author: Cicero Urban, Ricardo Hoepers, Kevin Corrigan.

The end of our life here you have made the beginning of true life. For a little while you will let our bodies rest in sleep, and then with the last trumpet you will wake them from their sleep.

You give to the Earth to keep for you this earth of ours, which you shaped with your own hands; and you will take it back again, and from a mortal.

In publishing her book, Macrina the Younger, Philosopher of God, in Brepols' splendid 'Medieval Women, Texts and Contexts' series, Anna M. Silvas has, as she sets out in her Preface, revived the good work of Gregory of Nyssa – that is, making Macrina's life known so that it would not remain 'veiled in silence'.This edition with commentary fulfils Silvas' undertaking.

The poignant biography of Saint Macrina, by her brother, Saint Gregory of Nyssa. (The Reader) “The use of the word "philosophy" to designate Christianity is common in the writings of the fourth century, It is employed in a twofold sense, of the Christian religion generally and of asceticism in particular.” (from the 2nd footnote.

Saint Macrina ( - ) was a major guiding force in the early development of monasticism and it was through her example that her brother, Saint Basil the Great, was inspired to establish one of the first monastic communities.

This life, written by her other famous brother, Saint Gregory of Brand: Wipf & Stock Publishers. This book presents St Macrina the Younger (c.

), eldest sister of Ss Basil the Great and Gregory of the sources of Macrina's life are gathered together, translated afresh into English, and provided with up-to-date introductions and notes.

A nna M. S ilvas has already distinguished herself as a translator and interpreter of the monastic life as received by brothers Basil the Great and Gregory of Nyssa. Now she turns her attention to their sister Macrina the Younger, the eldest of the family, and produces a thorough, soundly based analysis of the life and influence of the saint insofar as that is : Stuart G.

Hall. In the fourth century, there was a Christian Roman woman who was very significant in her lifetime. She was named Macrina. Now, we have to make a distinction. This woman is known as Macrina the Younger to distinguish her from her grandmother, Macrina. The life and instructions of Gerontissa Macrina (Vassoloulou) () Olga Rozhneva Gerontissa Macrina was the abbess of the Monastery of Panagia Hodigitria near the city of Volos, a spiritual child of Elder Joseph the Hesychast († ) and Elder Ephraim of Philotheou and Arizona.

Macrina was born in in Cesarea, the eldest child of Basil and Emmelia. She was the granddaughter of St. Macrina the Elder and sister of St. Basil, St. Gregory of Nyssa, and St.

Peter of Sebastea. Her mother based herself on the Book of Wisdom of Scriptures to raise her children, and used to chant the psaltery with them.Macrina the Younger.

Excerpt taken from the book: The Life of Saint Macrina, by: Gregory, Bishop of Nyssa. Translated by Kevin Corrigan. Entire book in public domain: Gregory of Nyssa: The Life of Macrina, trans.

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