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Augustine and History

Author : Christopher T. Daly
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Augustine and History places Augustine in his historical context, and traces his influence on later historians and debates. These scholarly essays are excellent for a wide-ranging academic audience.

St Augustine and St Johns County

Author : William R. Adams
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Some of the oldest historic sites in the United States are in and around St. Augustine, Florida—the Ancient City. From Fort San Diego in the north to Dixie Highway in the south, this book will guide you to all the best places in mainland St. Johns County—as well as many more on Anastasia Island. And in the Ancient City itself, discover more than fifty sites—from the Castillo de San Marcos and the City Gate to the National Cemetery and Lincolnville. Based on professional historic surveys, this guide provides maps and directions as well as visitor information and accurate historical narrative for each site. You can easily follow the trail of four hundred years of history, as each section is organized geographically.

Saeculum

Author : R. A. Markus
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The main concern of this book is with those aspects of Augustine's thought which help to answer questions about the purpose of human society.

Monasticism

Author : Adolf Harnack
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Adolf Harnack was a prodigious writer. Known primarily for his ground-breaking 'History of Dogma', Harnack also penned a score of essays. Here are two of his most popular and interesting shorter works on monasticism and Augustine's 'Confessions'.

The Oxford guide to the historical reception of Augustine

Author : Karla Pollmann
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A History of Ancient Philosophy

Author : Karsten Friis Johansen
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Translated by Henrik Rosenmeier, A History of Ancient Philosophy charts the origins and development of ancient philosophical thought. For easy reference, the book is divided chronologically into six main parts. The sections are further divided into philosophers and philosophical movements: *Pre-Socratic Philosophy, including mythology, the Pythagoreans and Parmenides *The Great Century of Athens, including the Sophists and Socrates *Plato, including The Republic, The Symposium and The Timaeus *Aristotle, including The Physics, The Metaphysics and The Poetics *Hellenistic Philosophy, including the Sceptics, the Stoics, the Epicureans and Cicero *Late Antiquity, including Neoplatonism, Origen and St Augustine. This comprehensive and meticulously documented book is structured to make ancient philosophical thought and ancient thinkers accessible. It contains: *full references to primary sources *detailed interpretations of key philosophical passages, including surveys of previous philosophical readings *an overview of the development of ancient philosophical thought *discussions of the relationships between philosophers and their ideas *analyses of key philosophical concepts and ideologies including ontology, epistemology, logic, semantics, moral and political philosophy, theology and aesthetics *explanations of Greek philosophical terminology.

Seven Lectures on the Law and History of Copyright in Books

Author : Augustine Birrell
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Augustine in His Own Words

Author : Saint Augustine (Bishop of Hippo.)
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This volume offers a comprehensive portrait--or rather, self-portrait, since its words are mostly Augustine's own--drawn from the breadth of his writings and from the long course of his career

The Augustinian Tradition

Author : Gareth B. Matthews
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Augustine, probably the single thinker who did the most to Christianize the classical learning of ancient Greece and Rome, exerted a remarkable influence on medieval and modern thought, and he speaks forcefully and directly to twentieth-century readers as well. The most widely read of his writings today are, no doubt, his Confessions—the first significant autobiography in world literature—and The City of God. The preoccupations of those two works, like those of Augustine's less well-known writings, include self-examination, human motivation, dreams, skepticism, language, time, war, and history—topics that still fascinate and perplex us 1,600 years later. The Augustinian Tradition, like a number of recent single-authored books, expresses a new interest among contemporary philosophers in interpreting Augustine freshly for readers today. These articles, most of them written expressly for the book, present Augustine's ideas in a way that respects their historical context and the long history of their influence. Yet the authors, among whom are some of the best philosophers writing in English today, make clear the relevance of Augustine's ideas to present-day debates in philosophy, literary studies, and the history of ideas and religion. Students and scholars will find that these essays provide impressive evidence of the persisting vitality of Augustine's thought.

Augustine and His Critics

Author : Robert Dodaro
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Augustine of Hippo (AD 354-430) is arguably the most controversial Christian thinker in history. His positions on philosophical and theological concerns have been the subjects of intense scrutiny and criticism from his lifetime to the present. Augustine and his Critics gathers twelve specialists' responses to modern criticisms of his thought, covering: personal and religious freedom; the self and God; sexuality, gender and the body; spirituality; asceticism; cultural studies; and politics. Stimulating and insightful, the collection offers forceful arguments for neglected historical, philosophical and theological perspectives which are behind some of Augustine's most unpopular convictions.

Augustine and Literature

Author : Robert Peter Kennedy
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The influence of Christianity on literature has been great throughout history, as has been the influence of the great Christian Augustine. Augustine and Literature explores Augustine's influence on literature from the Middle Ages to the present day and discusses the implications of expressing Augustine's religious themes both in literature and in more directly theological works.

Augustine and Manichaeism in the Latin West

Author : International Association of Manichaean Studies. International Symposium
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This volume brings together the selected papers of the Fribourg-Utrecht symposium "Augustine and Manichaeism in the Latin West," organized on behalf of the "International Association of Manichaean Studies." It contains a considerable number of contributions by leading authorities on the subject, focussing on both the diffusion of Mani s religion in the Latin West and its substantial impact upon St. Augustine.

Augustine Through the Ages

Author : ed FITZGERALD
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This one-volume reference work provides the first encyclopedic treatment of the life, thought, and influence of Augustine of Hippo (A.D. 354-430), one of the greatest figures in the history of the Christian church. The product of more than 140 leading scholars throughout the world, this comprehensive encyclopedia contains over 400 articles that cover every aspect of Augustines life and writings and trace his profound influence on the church and the development of Western thought through the past two millennia. Major articles examine in detail all of Augustines nearly 120 extant writings, from his brief tractates to his prodigious theological works. For many readers, this volume is the only source for commentary on the numerous works by Augustine not available in English. Other articles discuss: Augustines influence on other theologians, from contemporaries like Jerome and Ambrose to prominent figures throughout church history, such as Gregory the Great, Aquinas, Luther, Calvin, and Harnack; Augustines life, the chaotic political events of his world, and the churchs struggles with such heresies as Arianism, Donatism, Manicheism, and Pelagianism; Augustines thoughts about philosophical problems (time, the ascent of the soul, the nature of truth), theological questions (guilt, original sin, free will, the Trinity), and cultural issues (church-state relations, Roman society).

Augustine

Author : Saint Augustine (Bishop of Hippo.)
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These are Augustine's writings from the time of his conversion to Christianity in A.D.386 until he became Bishop of Hippo in 395-396. This volume is part of The Library of Christian Classics containing the great literature of the Christian heritage.

Creating Augustine

Author : Eric Leland Saak
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A major reinterpretation of Augustine's reception and influence in the later Middle Ages. The book proposes that the political and religious context of the early fourteenth century led members of the Order of Hermits of St. Augustine to create a new image of Augustine, with whom they identified as their founding father.

A History of Christian Thought Volume II

Author : Justo L. González
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A treatment of the evolution of Christian thought from the birth of Christ, to the Apostles, to the early church, to the great flowering of Christianity across the world. Beginning with Augustine, Volume 2 covers the flowering of Christian thought that characterized both the Latin West and the Byzantine East during the Middle Ages.

The History of Saint Augustine Florida

Author : William Whitwell Dewhurst
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Rhetoric in the Middle Ages

Author : James Jerome Murphy
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St Augustine and the Theory of Just War

Author : John Mark Mattox
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John Mark Mattox's work is the first book-length study of St Augustine's 'just war' theory and is now available in paperback for the first time.

The History of Science from Augustine to Galileo

Author : Alistair Cameron Crombie
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Rich, illuminating study of the Western scientific tradition from the collapse of the Roman Empire to the Scientific Revolution in the 17th century. Over 60 illus. Bibliography.