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Published: 15 June 2008

288 Pages

ISBN: 9780199534951

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The Soteriology of Leo the Great

Bernard Green

Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs

  • Offers an historical reading of Leo's works that clearly sets out the development of his thinking
  • Examines sources closely to demonstrate the influence of earlier writers such as Augustine
  • Links the theology of Leo to the wider aims of the pontificate
  • Provides a fresh analysis of Leo's Tome that revises previous readings of this key text
  • Explains the assimilation of Christianity and old civic values for the newly converted city of Rome