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Ambrosiaster

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0041
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The anonymous theologian generally known as Ambrosiaster, writing in Rome in the time of pope Damasus, was remarkable for his independence of mind. He is particularly noteworthy in the descriptions ... More


Jovinian, Heresy, and Fourth‐Century Asceticism

David G. Hunter

in Marriage, Celibacy, and Heresy in Ancient Christianity: The Jovinianist Controversy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199279784
eISBN:
9780191707391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279784.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Both radical and moderate forms of encratism proliferated in the fourth century, encouraged by the spread of monasticism and Manichaeism. Anti‐heretical responses followed, both in literary works and ... More


Marius Victorinus' Commentary on Galatians

Stephen Andrew Cooper

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780198270270
eISBN:
9780191603396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270275.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Marius Victorinus, the first Latin commentator on the Pauline epistles, has generally been considered out of the mainstream of fourth century Latin Christianity. This judgment is largely due to two ... More


A Pope andHis Scholar

Andrew Cain

in The Letters of Jerome: Asceticism, Biblical Exegesis, and the Construction of Christian Authority in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199563555
eISBN:
9780191721250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563555.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter concerns Jerome's efforts to make his biblical scholarship seem like a necessary commodity to Christians in Rome in the early 380s. At that time he was still an obscure biblical scholar ... More


Augustine in Relation to the Other Latin Commentators on Paul in Late Antiquity

Eric Plumer

in Augustine's Commentary on Galatians: Introduction, Text, Translation, and Notes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199244393
eISBN:
9780191601194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244391.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Compares Augustine's Commentary with the other Latin commentaries on Galatians from this period, chiefly with a view to tracing lines of influence, and uncovers a complex network of interconnections ... More


Influence of Victorinus' Commentaries on Later Latin Exegetes

Stephen Andrew Cooper

in Marius Victorinus' Commentary on Galatians

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780198270270
eISBN:
9780191603396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270275.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter attempts to resolve the question concerning which of the later Latin commentators of the fourth and early fifth century had read Victorinus on Paul. The claim of Harnack that Augustine’s ... More


Augustine, Origen, and the Exegesis of Romans 8:3

Dominic Keech

in The Anti-Pelagian Christology of Augustine of Hippo, 396-430

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199662234
eISBN:
9780191746314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662234.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

Chapter 4 analyses Augustine’s Christology of Romans 8.3 as a reception of Origen’s exegesis of that text. The methodology for this argument is established by reviewing the debate over Augustine’s ... More


Creation in the Mirror of Scripture II: Patristic Approaches to the Biblical Witnesses beyond Genesis

Paul M. Blowers

in Drama of the Divine Economy: Creator and Creation in Early Christian Theology and Piety

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660414
eISBN:
9780191745980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660414.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

Ultimately, the Christian theology of creation rested not simply on Genesis 1–2 but on an intertextual constellation of biblical writings, including the Psalms, Deutero-Isaiah, and the Wisdom ... More


Augustine and Ambrosiaster

Pier Franco Beatrice and Adam Kamesar

in The Transmission of Sin: Augustine and the Pre-Augustinian Sources

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199751419
eISBN:
9780199979424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751419.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines Ambrosiaster's thought on original sin and whether it influenced Augustine's doctrine. It shows that Ambrosiaster did not exert any real influence on the formation of ... More


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