Gregory of Nyssa: The Great Catechism (c. A.D. 385)

Gregory_of_NyssaGregory of Nyssa (c. 335-395), bishop of Nyssa from 372 to 376 and from 378 until his death is venerated as a saint in Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, Lutheranism, and Anglicanism. In many of his works Gregory affirmed the belief in universal salvation.

In his Great Catechism he explains basic Christian doctrines, such as the trinity and the work of Christ, salvation and purgation of the soul. According to Gregory post-mortem chastisements are remediatory and thus temporary.

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