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ISBN10: 0802832199 ISBN13: 9780802832191 LCC: BV290 Edition: (pbk. : alk. paper)


Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-227) and index. Prelude: honor father and mother -- The song of the church in the New Testament -- The church in a pagan society -- Clement of Alexandria : musical cosmology and composed manners -- Tertullian : pagan spectacles and Christian households -- Expansion and persecution, triumph and trouble -- St. Ambrose : administrator and mystic -- St. John Chrysostom : Christian households amid the devil's garbage heap -- Rejection : the music of a pagan world -- Affirmation : Psalms and hymns -- St. Augustine : the problems of eloquence and inordinate love.


  • LCC: BV290

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: xiv, 232 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
  • Edition Info: (pbk. : alk. paper)


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