40 homilies addressed to Christians in Rome. Starting from the the literal meaning of the sacred text, it draws out the spiritual meaning, with practical guidelines for Christian life.
SAN GREGORIO MAGNO
A lengthy commentary on the book of Job. Provides an historical and allegorical exegesis, with an abundance of practical exhortations of an ascetical nature.
Stresses the importance of doctrinal formation for Christian life, with many practical suggestions for spiritual directors.