Dubious or Spurious Writings of Gregory Thaumaturgus
Dubious or Spurious Writings of Gregory Thaumaturgus
Gregory Thaumaturgus

Translated by the Rev. S. D. F. Salmond, M.A.
Table of Contents


Title Page

A Sectional Confession of Faith.

Section I. Most hostile and alien to the Apostolic Confession are those who speak of the Son…

Section II. But the Church's Confession, and the Creed that brings salvation to the world…

Section III. If, then, there are any here, too, who falsify the holy faith…

Section IV. One therefore is God the Father, one the Word…

Section V. Again, when one speaks of the Holy Spirit as an object made holy…

Section VI. Moreover, the capital element of our salvation is the incarnation of the Word.…

Section VII. But some treat the Holy Trinity in an awful manner…

Section VIII. Now the person in each declares the independent being and subsistence.…

Section IX. The same position we hold respecting the Spirit, who has that unity with the Son…

Section X. And again, if the impious say, How will there not be three Gods and three…

Section XI. And again, writing to those same Romans, he says…

Section XII. Again, in the Epistle to the Corinthians he says…

Section XIII. Seest thou that all through Scripture the Spirit is preached…

Section XIV. But if they say, How can there be three Persons…

Section XV. We therefore acknowledge one TRUE God, the one First Cause…

Section XVI. And since some have given us trouble by attempting to subvert our faith in our…

Section XVII. We believe therefore in one God, that is, in one First Cause…

Section XVIII. We acknowledge that the Son and the Spirit are consubstantial with the Father…

Section XIX. One is the Son, both before the incarnation and after the incarnation.…

Section XX. And that the holy Trinity is to be worshipped without either separation or alienation…

Section XXI. And again Paul says: "That mortality might be swallowed up of life.…

Section XXII. And again, speaking also of the children of Israel as baptized in the cloud and…

Section XXIII. Seest thou that the Spirit is inseparable from the divinity? And no one with pious…

A Fragment of the Same Declaration of Faith, Accompanied by Glosses. --From Gregory Thaumaturgus, as They Say, in His Sectional Confession of Faith.

Elucidations.

On the Trinity.

Fragment from the Discourse.

Elucidation.

Twelve Topics on the Faith. Wherein is Given Also the Formula of Excommunication, and an Explication is Subjoined to Each.

Topic I. If any one says that the body of Christ is uncreated…

Topic II. If any one affirms that the flesh of Christ is consubstantial with the divinity…

Topic III. If any one affirms that Christ, just like one of the prophets…

Topic IV. If any one affirms that Christ was born of the seed of man by the…

Topic V. If any one affirms that the Son of God who is before the ages is…

Topic VI. If any one affirms that He who suffered is one…

Topic VII. If any one affirms that Christ is saved, and refuses to acknowledge that He is…

Topic VIII. If any one affirms that Christ is perfect man and also God the Word in…

Topic IX. If any one says that Christ suffers change or alteration…

Topic X. If any one affirms that Christ assumed the man only in part…

Topic XI. If any one affirms that the body of Christ is void of soul and understanding…

Topic XII. If any one says that Christ was manifested in the world only in semblance…

Elucidations.

On the Subject of the Soul.

Introduction

I. Wherein is the Criterion for the Apprehension of the Soul.

II. Whether the Soul Exists.

III. Whether the Soul is a Substance.

IV. Whether the Soul is Incorporeal.

V. Whether the Soul is Simple or Compound.

VI. Whether Our Soul is Immortal.

VII. Whether Our Soul is Rational.

Elucidations.

Four Homilies.

The First Homily. On the Annunciation to the Holy Virgin Mary.

The Second Homily. On the Annunciation to the Holy Virgin Mary.

The Third Homily. On the Annunciation to the Holy Virgin Mary.

The Fourth Homily. On the Holy Theophany, or on Christ's Baptism.

Elucidations.

On All the Saints.

Elucidations.

On the Gospel According to Matthew.




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