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By Sophie Lunn-Rockliffe

ISBN-10: 019923020X

ISBN-13: 9780199230204

The works of Ambrosiaster, a Christian writing in Rome within the overdue fourth century, have been influential on his close to contemporaries and during the heart a long time. within the first 1/2 her research, Sophie Lunn-Rockliffe addresses the matter of the author's mysterious id (which students have questioned over for hundreds of years) and locations him in a huge old and highbrow context. within the moment part she addresses Ambrosiaster's political theology, an concept which has been explored in different past due Roman Christian writers yet which hasn't ever been addressed in his works. She appears to be like at how Ambrosiaster's attitudes to social and political order have been shaped at the foundation of theological suggestions and the translation of scripture, and exhibits that he espoused a inflexible hierarchical and monarchical association within the church, society, and the Roman empire. He additionally traced shut connections among the satan, characterised as a insurgent opposed to God, and the earthly tyrants and usurpers who his example.

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G. , ‘Resistance to the virginal idea of late fourth century Rome: the case of Jovinian’, TS 48. , ‘On the sin of Adam and Eve: a little-known defence of marriage and child-bearing by Ambrosiaster’, HTR 82 (1989), 283–99. 24 Ambrosiaster’s Writings and Identity Perhaps Marcion, as you think that the body was not made by God, but by the Devil . 54 Jerome identiWed his source as a Jew feigning Christianity at Rome. Although the evidence for Ambrosiaster being a convert from Judaism is inconclusive, it is just possible that Jerome was referring to Ambrosiaster here.

Scha¨fer (trans. D. Chowcat), The History of the Jews in Antiquity: The Jews of Palestine from Alexander the Great to the Arab Conquest (Luxemburg, 1995), 178 cites Constantinian laws providing for both Christian converts to Judaism and Jewish converts to Christianity. 44 Ambrosiaster, Comm. Gal. argumentum. Stephen Cooper discusses this passage in his Marius Victorinus’ Commentary on Galatians (Oxford, 2005), 190–2. 45 On pagan interest in Judaism, see M. Williams, The Jews among the Greeks and Romans: A Diaspora Sourcebook (London, 1998); S.

762: ‘Scito lector, argumenta quae praeferuntur epistolis, non esse Ambrosii, sed inepti cuiuspiam consarcinatoris. In hoc autem argumento prodigiosa erat exemplariorum varietas, ut facile liqueret hic scribas suo arbitratu lusisse, velut in suo campo, si quis legat argumenta, quae feruntur in Bibliis Hieronymi titulo, mox deprehendet aliquot huius rhapsodi centones. ’ See R. Hoven, ‘Notes sur E´rasme et les auteurs anciens’, AC 38 (1969), 169–74, and J. Stu¨ben, ‘Erasmus von Rotterdam und der Ambrosiaster.

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