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(Roman Catholic Church) Roman priest who became bishop of Milan

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are taken from Saint Ambrose of Milan, Exposition of the Holy Gospel according to Saint Luke, trans.
a foil for the fertility of the Christian vision" (Dassmann, Ambrosius, 184; McLynn, Ambrose of Milan, 304).
Williams, Ambrose of Milan and the End of the Arian-Nicene Conflicts (Oxford: Clarendon, 1995); and Christoph Markschies, Ambrosias yon Mailand und die Trinitatstheologie: Kirchen- und theologiegeschichtliche Studien zu Antiarianismus und Neunizanismus bei Ambrosius und im lateinischen Westen (364-381 n.
in Nauroy, Ambroise de Milan, 33-149; McLynn, Ambrose of Milan, 181-96; Liebeschuetz, Ambrose of Milan, 130-35; Herre Savon, Ambroise de Milan (Lonrai: Desclee, 1997), 196-200.
80) For an overview of the "Arian" crisis in Milan in the fourth century, see the excellent account of Williams, Ambrose of Milan, chap.
The central theme is a resolutely sceptical reappraisal of the heretics' most celebrated foe, Ambrose of Milan.
While the fourth and fifth centuries produced many kinds of sermons, including festal, doctrinal, and expository, in this essay I discuss the catechetical and mystagogical preaching of four fourth-century preachers: Ambrose of Milan, Cyril of Jerusalem, John Chrysostom, and Theodore of Mopsuestia.
First, I analyzed the catechetical and mystagogical sermons of our four preachers, particularly those of Ambrose of Milan, in order to discover what insights these sermons hold for contemporary preaching.
Even now the process of "Christianization" (the term is rightly questioned by Curran, 116) tends to assume a dramatic profile, with its series of key moments--the battle of the Milvian Bridge, the removal of the Altar of Victory from the senate house, and the confrontation between Theodosius I and Ambrose of Milan.
Williams, Ambrose of Milan and the End of the Nicene-Arian Conflicts (Oxford, 1995).
Williams, Ambrose of Milan and the End of the Nicene-Arian Conflicts (Oxford: Clarendon, 1995), 128: "Ambrose was acutely aware of his own deficiencies upon assuming the reins of ministry at Milan, referring to himself as `indoctus' (unlearned) and an `initiate in religious matters.
Williams here offers a succinct and well-reasoned account of the rise and fall of "Arianism" (Homoianism) in the West and the not-so-pivotal role played by Ambrose of Milan in its demise.
Baptism itself is treated separately in his sermon presented to catechumens before the rite that nevertheless invites comparison with the mystagogy of Pacian's proximate contemporaries, Cyril of Jerusalem and Ambrose of Milan.
Synesius of Cyrene, whose Christianity seems to have been a thin veneer over his Neoplatonism, though interesting in his own right, serves as a foil to others, such as Ambrose of Milan, Jerome, Paulinus of Nola, and Augustine, whose Christian views and lives profoundly influenced their theories.
This book holds up the method of Ambrose of Milan as the model for such preaching.