Ambrose and John Chrysostom: Clerics Between Desert and Empire

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J. H. W. G. Liebeschuetz compares the personalities and the respective careers of two of the greatest of the early Christian Fathers, Ambrose and John Chrysostom. While the statesmanlike Ambrose ended his life as a pillar of the Western establishment, Chrysostom, the outspoken idealist, died in exile. However, their views and ideals were remarakably similar: both bishops were concerned with the social role of the Church, both were determined opponents of what they called the Arian heresy, and each attracted a dedicated ...

Ambrose and John Chrysostom: Clerics between Desert and Empire 2011, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199596645

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