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Liturgy of St. Gregory in Coptic
Higher Institute of Coptic Studies
The Divine Liturgy of St. Gregory the Theologian
was written by St. Gregory the Theologian also knows as St. Gregory
Nazianzus. This liturgy is used in the Coptic Church during feasts.
Gregory of Nazianzus, c.330-389, one of the Fathers of the
Church, is known especially for his contributions to the
theological definition of the Trinity and the nature of Christ.
He, together with Basil the Great and Gregory of Nyssa are
called the Cappadocian Fathers. Brought up in the
Cappadocian town of Nazianzus (present-day Bekar, Turkey).
He was educated broadly in Christian writings, especially
Origen, and in Greek philosophy.