Journals Higher Education



15 April 2011

320 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199596645

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Ambrose and John Chrysostom

Clerics between Desert and Empire

J. H. W. G. Liebeschuetz

  • Traces the path by which asceticism generally, and monasticism specifically, became so influential a part of Christianity
  • Examines the relationship of two great fourth-century bishops with secular, especially imperial, authority