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Gregory of Nazianzus and Marilynne Robinson on Speech and Silence

In his twenty-seventh Oration, the first of the so-called “Theological Orations”–the one that deals with prolegomena, as it were, against the Eunomians–Gregory lays out his view on when, and where, and why, and to whom, and to what extent, theologians should speak. There is wisdom here, for Gregory is finely attuned to the dangerous uses […]