On Virginity

Gregory of Nyssa (c 335 - c 395)
Translated by William Moore and Henry Austin Wilson (1854 - 1927)

His admirable book "On Virginity", written about 370, was composed to strengthen in all who read it the desire for a life of perfect virtue. - Summary by Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913).

Genre(s): Christianity - Other

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Chapters 1-4. Excellencies of virginity Geremia
Play 02 Chapters 5-11. Fittingness of virginity for divine contemplation Geremia
Play 03 Chapters 12-18. Qualities and virtues that virginity must enclose in itself Geremia
Play 04 Chapters 19-24. Principles, descendants and spiritual marriage of virginity Geremia