Ambrose: Church and Society in the Late Roman World (The by John Moorhead PDF

By John Moorhead

An account, and evaluate, of the profession of St Ambrose (339-397), from 374 bishop of Milan and one of many 4 medical professionals of the Christian Church (with Sts. Jerome, Augustine and Gregory the Great). A key determine within the transition of the later Roman Empire into its medieval successor, Western Christendom, Ambrose was once deeply concerned with the political, social and non secular problems with his day: struggles among church and nation (especially with Emperor Theodosius), the struggle opposed to heresy, yet he additionally had a deep impression on Church concept similar to the function and standing of girls. John Moorhead considers these kinds of dimensions in a ebook that may be of compelling curiosity to historians of the Church and the overdue classical global and classical studies.

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