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Author Lunn-Rockliffe, Sophie.

Title Ambrosiaster's political theology / Sophie Lunn-Rockliffe
Published Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007


Description 1 online resource (x, 211 pages)
Series The Oxford early Christian studies
Oxford early Christian studies.
Contents Ambrosiaster's writings and identity. The emergence of Ambrosiaster ; Ambrosiaster's background ; Ambrosiaster's ecclesiastical context -- Ambrosiaster's political theology. Social hierarchies ; Ecclesiastical hierarchies ; Divine kingship ; Diabolical tyranny
Summary A study of the writings of the late-4th-century Christian writer Ambrosiaster, whose works were influential on his near contemporaries and throughout the Middle Ages. Sophie Lunn-Rockliffe discusses his political theology and also addresses the problem of the author's mysterious identity
Notes Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Cambridge
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-199) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Ambrosiaster.
Political theology -- Early works to 1800
Political theology -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Systematic.
Political theology
Politische Theologie
Genre/Form Early works
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781435619319