Professor Morwenna Ludlow

Publications

Books

with Douglass S, Reading the Church Fathers, T & T Clark, 2011.

Universal salvation : eschatology in the thought of Gregory of Nyssa and Karl Rahner, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2009.

The Early Church, London, I. B. Tauris, 2009.

Gregory of Nyssa - Ancient and (Post-) Modern, Oxford University Press, 2007.

Universal Salvation: Eschatology in the Thought of Gregory of Nyssa and Karl Rahner, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2000.

Articles

Useful and beautiful: a reading of Gregory of Nyssa's 'On Virginity' and a proposal for understanding early Christian literature, Irish Theological Quarterly, vol. 3, no. 79, Sage, 2014, 219-240

Demons, evil and liminality in Cappadocian theology, Journal of Early Christian Studies, vol. 20:2, no. Summer, 2012, 179-211

Science and theology in Gregory of Nyssa's De anima et resurrectione: astronomy and automata., Journal of Theological Studies, vol. 60:2, no. October, 2009, 467-489

Why was Hans Denck thought to be a Universalist?, The Journal of Ecclesiastical History, vol. 55, no. 2, 2004, 257-274

Theology and Allegory: Origen and Gregory of Nyssa on the unity and diversity of Scripture, International Journal of Systematic Theology, vol. 4, no. 1, 2002, 45-66

Universal Salvation and a Soteriology of Divine Punishment, Scottish Journal of Theology 53:4 (December 2000) pp.449-471, vol. 53, no. 4, 2000, 449-471

Chapters

Reading Classic Texts, in Higton M, Fodor J (eds) The Routledge Companion to the Practice of Christian Theology, Abingdon: Routledge, 2015, 222-236

Texts, teachers and pupils in the writings of Gregory of Nyssa, in Van Hoof L, Van Nuffelen P (eds) Literature and Society in the Fourth Century AD. Performing Paideia, constructing the present, presenting the self., Leiden: Brill, 2015, 83-102

Contra Eunomium III 10 - Who is Eunomius?, in Leemans J (eds) Gregory of Nyssa: Contra Eunomium III : an English translation with commentary and supporting studies : proceedings of the 12th International Colloquium On Gregory Of Nyssa (Leuven, 14-17 September 2010), Leuven: Brill, 2014, 442-474

Spirit and Letter in Origen and Augustine, in Bader G, Fiddes P (eds) The Spirit and the Letter A Christian Tradition and a Late-Modern Reversal, T & T Clark international, 2013, 87-102

Demonizing one's enemies: a comparison of the rhetoric of evil in modern public discourse and Cappadocian theology, in Wolter M, Fiddes P (eds) The Discourse of Evil, Wuerzburg: Ergon Verlag, 2013, 83-102

Augustine on the Last Things, in Toom T (eds) T & T Clark Companion to Augustine and Modern Theology, London: Bloomsbury, 2013, 91-109

Origen as preacher and teacher: a comparison of exegetical methods in his writings on Genesis and the Song of Songs, in Lyons WJ (eds) Delivering the Word: Preaching and Exegesis in the Western Christian Tradition, Equinox, 2012, 45-61

Chapter 7: Anatomy: Investigating the Body of Texts in Origen and Gregory of Nyssa, in Ludlow M, Douglass S (eds) Reading the Church Fathers, T&T Clark, 2011, 132-153

The Apostolic Fathers, in Fergusson D, Kilby K, Torrance I, al E (eds) The Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011

Spirit and Letter in Origen and Augustine, in Fiddes P, Bader G (eds) The Spirit and the Letter, Edinburgh: T and T Clark, 2011

'In illud: tunc et ipse filius' [Gregory of Nyssa's commentary on 1 Corinthians 15:28], in Drecoll V, Berghaus M (eds) Gregory of Nyssa: The Minor Treatises on Trinitarian Theology and Apollinarianism, Leiden: Brill, 2011, 413-425

Patristic exegesis of Genesis 1: Origen, the Cappadocians and Augustine, in Horrell D, Hunt C, Southgate C, Stavrakopoulou F (eds) Towards an Ecological Hermeneutic: Biblical, Historical, and Theological Perspectives, Edinburgh: T and T Clark, 2010, 140-153

Contemporary Interpretations, in Maspero G (eds) Encyclopedia of Gregory of Nyssa, Leiden: Brill, 2010, 170-174

Greek Mythology, in Maspero G (eds) Encyclopedia of Gregory of Nyssa, Leiden: Brill, 2010, 372-375

Plato, in Maspero G (eds) Encyclopedia of Gregory of Nyssa, Leiden: Brill, 2010, 623-625

Suffering servant or king of glory? Christological readings of the Old Testament in the patristic era, in Lincoln AT, Paddison A (eds) Christology and scripture, T and T Clark, 2007, 104-119

The task of theology is never finished. John Macquarrie and Karl Rahner on the challenges and limits of doing theology., in Morgan R (eds) In search of humanity and deity: a celebration of John Macquarrie's Theology, SCM, 2006, 117-126

Divine Infinity and Eschatology: the limits and dynamics of human knowledge according to Gregory of Nyssa: Contra Eunomium II 67-170, in Karfikova L, Douglass S, Zachhuber J (eds) Gregory of Nyssa: Contra Eunomium II An English Version with Supporting Studies - Proceedings of the 10th International Colloquium on Gregory of Nyssa (Olomouc, September 15-18, 2004), Leiden: Brill, 2004, 217-237

The Cappadocians, in Evans GR (eds) The first Christian theologians, Blackwell, 2004, 168-185

with Evans GR, Patristics, in Jones SGJ, Jones G (eds) The Blackwell companion to modern theology, Wiley-Blackwell, 2004, 113-132

Universalism in the History of Christian Theology, in Parry RA, Partridge CH (eds) Universal salvation? The Current Debate, , 2003, 191-218

'Criteria of canonicity' and the early church, in Barton J, Wolter M (eds) Die Einheit Der Schrift Und Die Vielfalt Des Kanons/the Unity of Sciripture and the Diversity of the Canon, Walter De Gruyter, 2003, 69-93

Introduction, in Seelbach LC (eds) Perpetua und Tertullian, Verlag IKS Garamond, 2000

Contra Eunomium III.10, in Leemans J, Cassin M (eds) Contra Eunomium III. Papers of the 12th International Colloquium on Gregory of Nyssa, Leuven September 2010,

Gregor von Nyssa, in Riedweg C, Wyrwa D, Horn C (eds) Grundriss der Geschichte der Philosophie: Kaiserzeit und Spätantike, Schwabe

The Rhetoric of Landscape in Gregory of Nyssa's Homilies On The Song of Songs: Logos, beauty and the middle style, in Maspero G (eds) Gregory of Nyssa’s Homilies on the Song of Songs, Brill

Patristics, in Fergusson D, Kilby K, Torrance I, al E (eds) The Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Texts and teachers in the writings of Gregory of Nyssa, in van Hoof L, van Nuffelen P (eds) Literature and Society in the fourth century A.D., Leiden: Brill

Reviews

with Beeley CA, Morwenna Ludlow 'Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern', Conversations in Religion and Theology, vol. 7, no. 1, Blackwell, 2009, 28-40

Anna M. Silvas Gregory of Nyssa: The Letters. Introduction, translation and Commentary, Zeitschrift für Antikes Christentum / Journal of Ancient Christianity, vol. 13, 2009, 355-356

Kevin Madigan and Carolyn Osiek (edd. and trr.) Ordained Women in the Early Church. A Documentary History, New Blackfriars, vol. 90, no. 1025, 2009, 131-135

Christopher A. Beeley Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and Knowledge of God. In Your Light we Shall see Light, Scottish Journal of Theology

Ivor J. Davidson, The Birth of the Church: from Jesus to Constantine ad30-312 and A Public Faith: From Constantine to the Medieval World 312-600, Volumes 1 and 2 of The Monarch History of the Church, Journal of Theological Studies, vol. 60, no. 1, 269-271

Nicholas J. Healy The Eschatology of Hans Urs von Balthasar: Being as Communion (Oxford Theological Monographs, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2005), New Blackfriars, vol. 88, no. 1014, 232-234

Conferences

Ekphrasis, rhetoric and philosophy in Plato and Gregory of Nyssa, North American Patristics Society, Chicago, 1st - 1st May 2012

Imaging and imitation in Cappadocian theology, 16th International Conference on Patristics Studies, Oxford, 8th - 12th Aug 2011

Gregory of Nyssa's Educational Strategies, ‘A magic stronger than the governors’ power’. Literature and Society in the Fourth Century A.D., Ghent, Belgium, 23rd - 24th Sep 2010

Contra Eunomium III.10, Gregory of Nyssa, Contra Eunomium III, Leuven, Belgium, 14th - 17th Sep 2010

Why demons are not completely evil: the place of demons in Cappadocian theology, North American Patristics Society, Chicago, 1st - 1st May 2010

Anatomy - investigating the body of texts in Origen and Gregory of Nyssa, Annual Meeting of the North American Patristics Society, Chicago

In illud: tunc et ipse filius, Eleventh International Colloquium on Gregory of Nyssa, Tübingen

Origen's Exegesis: reading back to the past and forward to the future, Annual Meeting of the North American Patristics Society, Chicago

Gregory of Nyssa: Contra Eunomium II - a historical reading, XVth Oxford International Conference on Patristics, Oxford

Gregory of Nyssa's use of science in his De anima et resurrectione, XXXV Incontro di Studiosi dell'Antichità Cristiana, Augustinianum, Rome

Divine infinity and eschatology: the limits and dynamics of human knowledge, according to Gregory of Nyssa. Contra Eunomium II §§67 - 170, Tenth International Colloquium on Gregory of Nyssa, Olomouc, 15th - 18th Sep 2004

Gregory of Nyssa and the Body: do recent readings ignore a development in his thought?, XIV International Conference on Patristic Studies, Oxford

Punishment in the works of Gregory of Nyssa, XIII International Conference on Patristic Studies, Oxford

Karl Rahner's requirements for a new eschatology: our task for the next millennium?, Society for the Study of Eschatology, Edinburgh

Others

The Fathers' interpretation of Genesis 1, 2009

What is virginity? Feminists debate Gregory of Nyssa's De virginitate., 2007

Imago Dei or Adam's Rib? Feminists Debate the Church Fathers' Accounts of the First Woman, 2007