Definition of St. Gregory of Nazianzen
1. Noun. (Roman Catholic Church) a church father known for his constant fight against perceived heresies; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-391).
Category relationships: Church Of Rome, Roman Catholic, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church
Generic synonyms: Church Father, Father, Father Of The Church, Doctor, Doctor Of The Church, Saint, Theologian, Theologiser, Theologist, Theologizer
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1. The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Other Principal Saints by Alban Butler (1866)
"... and crowds of pilgrims, and rendered famous by many miracles, as we learn both from Theodoret, St. Gregory of Nazianzen, Basil of Seleucia and others. ..."
2. The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Other Principal Saints by Alban Butler (1866)
"... St. Amphilochius of Iconium, St. Pelagius of Laodicea, St. Eusebius of Samosata, St. Cyril of Jerusalem, St. Gregory of Nyssa, St. Gregory of Nazianzen, ..."
3. Christian Schools and Scholars: Or, Sketches of Education from the Christian by Augusta Theodosia Drane (1910)
"Thus it was that they prepared to seize St Basil on his first coming to Athens, when St. Gregory of Nazianzen, who well knew how offensive such riotous ..."
4. A Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire (1843)
"Observe with what impartial candour St. Gregory of Nazianzen judges the Emperor Julian, the philosopher. He declares that that prince, who did not believe ..."
5. The Broad Stone of Honour: Or, The True Sense and Practice of Chivalry by Kenelm Henry Digby (1848)
"... of St. Gregory of Nazianzen, the Pastoral of St. Gregory of Rome, the Eighth Epistle of St. Dionysius to Demo- philus, St. Austin's Epistle to Bishop ..."