Very Rev Dr John Behr

Adjunct Lecturer


This unit will proceed through a close reading of the primary texts (in translation, with close analysis of selected passages in Greek), covering the wide range of St Gregory’s interests and the primary genres in which he wrote, epistolary, poetry, and homiletic. Students will be expected to familiarise themselves with contemporary scholarship on St Gregory and to examine aspects of his writings or thought, engaging with a broad range of secondary material.

Required Books: No required books

Pre-Requisite Units: An Introductory Patristics unit is recommended

Critical Review 20% 1,000 words
Essay 30% 1,500 words
Essay 50% 2,000 words

Critical Review 20% 1,000 words
Essay 30% 2,000 words
Essay 50% 3,000 words

Launch Course