Gregory the Great: Perfection in Imperfection - Carole Straw
Product DescriptionGregory the Great: Perfection in Imperfection - Carole Straw
295 Pages - Softcover
Gregory I (590-604) is often considered the first medieval pope and the first exponent of a truly medieval spirituality. Carole Straw places Gregory in his historical context and considers the many facets of his personality—monk, preacher, and pope—in order to elucidate the structure of his thought and present a unified, thematic interpretation of his spiritual concerns.