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Author Wills, Garry, 1934-

Title Font of life : Ambrose, Augustine, and the mystery of baptism / Garry Wills.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    270.2 WIL    Available
Description xi, 194 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Series Emblems of antiquity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Milan -- Ambrose's town -- Ambrosian disicipline -- Ambrose fights for his churches -- Augustine on the way to Milan -- Augustine in Milan -- Augustine approaches the font -- Augustine at the font -- After the font -- Baptism in Africa -- The ritual -- Augustine needs Ambrose.
Subject Ambrose, Saint, Bishop of Milan, -397.
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo.
Milan (Italy) -- Church history.
ISBN 9780199768516

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