Concerning Virgins


Concerning Virgins
Share:
Author: Saint Ambrose
Language: English
Viewed: 234
Android app: Add to Android app

Listen audiobook

Description Concerning Virgins


Concerning Virgins (De Virginibus) is a series of letters, compiled into three “books,” St. Ambrose wrote to his sister, Manellia, These, perhaps Ambrose's earliest writings, were written in 377 CE. Written in a rather light-handed non-technical style they appear as ethical guides to women who are contemplating entering nunneries. More importantly, they set the tone for Ambrose's later writing on ethics. Concerning Virgins was referred to by other patristic writers including St. Jerome, St Augustine and Cassian, and are now included in the extra-biblical cannon of the early church fathers. (Summary by Gary Gilberd)

Stream audiobook and download chapters


Comments

    No results found.
Free public domain audiobooks LibriVox