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Ambrose and John Chrysostom : clerics between desert and empire /

Main Author: Liebeschuetz, J. H. W. G.
Format: Book
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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Table of Contents:
  • The classical roots of Christian ascetiscism
  • The classical roots of Christian outspokenness
  • Ambrose writer and preacher
  • Thoughts of Ambrose on the position of the Emperor and the duties of the clergy
  • Ambrose in action
  • Ascetiscism in Assyria and Mesopotamia
  • The sources of the early life of Chrysostom
  • The early life of Chrysostom
  • Early writings
  • From monk to priest : the De sacerdotio
  • Chrysostom : preacher on women and marriage
  • Chrysostom priest and teacher : asceticism for all
  • Chrysostom's attitude to the classical city
  • Chrysostom on church and state
  • Chrysostom and the imperial court
  • Ambrose and Chrysostom compared
  • The long-term influence of Ambrose and Chrysostom.