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Ambrose, Jerome, and Gregory the Great

Lecture no. 2 from the course: Great Minds of the Medieval World

Ambrose, Jerome, and Gregory the Great

Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses

These three extraordinary figures, together with Augustine, are considered the fathers of the Christian church. Learn about Ambrose’s contributions to aligning the ideals of the classical world with those of Christianity, Jerome’s writings and his seminal Latin version of the Bible, and Gregory’s influential “fourfold” model of reading scripture.


November 1, 2016