By J. H. W. G. Liebeschuetz

J. H. W. G. Liebeschuetz compares the personalities and the respective careers of 2 of the best of the early Christian Fathers, Ambrose and John Chrysostom. whereas the statesmanlike Ambrose ended his lifestyles as a pillar of the Western institution, Chrysostom, the outspoken idealist, died in exile. besides the fact that, their perspectives and beliefs have been remarakably related: either bishops have been curious about the social position of the Church, either have been decided rivals of what they known as the Arian heresy, and every attracted a devoted following between his city congregation. This similarity, Liebeschuetz argues, was once due to not the effect of 1 at the different, yet used to be a final result in their participation in a Christian tradition which spanned the divide among the jap (later Byzantine) and Western components of the Roman Empire. The monastic flow figures through the e-book as a huge effect on either males and as might be the main dynamic improvement within the Christian tradition of the fourth century.

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