History and Virtue : Contextualizing Exemplarity in Ambrose

Ambrose's antithetical stance toward “philosophy” has been well documented, as has his emphasis on exemplarity for moral formation. The article recontextualizes Ambrose's antithetical writing against the philosophers by analyzing his recurrent claim of the remote antiquity of Christian exe...

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Main Author: Harmon, Andrew M. (Author)
Format: Electronic Article
Language: English
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Published: [2017]
In: Journal of early Christian studies
Year: 2017, Volume: 25, Issue: 2, Pages: 201-229
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains: B Ambrosius, Mediolanensis 339-397 / Conception of History / Virtue / Philosophy
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