Christian grace and pagan virtue : the theological foundation of Ambrose's ethics /

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Author / Creator:Smith, J. Warren, 1964- author
Imprint:New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Description:xxi, 317 pages ; 25 cm.
Series:Oxford studies in historical theology
Oxford studies in historical theology.
Subject:Ambrose, -- Saint, Bishop of Milan, -- -397.
Ambrose, -- Saint, Bishop of Milan, -- -397.
Christian ethics.
Christian ethics.
Format: E-Resource Print Book
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ISBN:9780195369939 (cloth)
0195369939 (cloth)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Prolegomena: The Ritual Context for Ambrose's Soteriology
  • Part I. The Loss of Harmonic Unity: Ambrose's Account of the Fallen Human Condition
  • 1. The Soul: Ambrose's True Self, II
  • 2. Essential Unity of Soul and Body: Ambrose's Hylomorphic Theory
  • 3. The Body of Death: The Legacy of the Fall
  • Part II. Raised to New Life: Ambrose's Theology of Baptism
  • 4. Baptism: Sacrament of Justification
  • 5. Resurrection and Regeneration
  • 6. Baptismal Regeneration: Participation in the New Humanity
  • 7. The New Desire of the Inner Man
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Scripture Index
  • Subject and Name Index