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12. St. Augustine: Against the Academics (Ancient Christian Writers) [Hardcover]

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Pages   224
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.96" Width: 6" Height: 0.85"
Weight:   0.97 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jan 1, 1978
Publisher   Paulist Press
ISBN  0809102528  
EAN  9780809102525  

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Made up of three books that are the earliest extant works of St. Augustine, these works claim to give a reliable picture of the mind and way of life of one of the greatest figures of the West, precisely at the moment that was for him most critical and vital.

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Saint Augustine of Hippo Augustine was born in AD 354. He lived a wild, self-destructive life as a young man in Italy and was the subject of many prayers by his worried mother, Monica. After a life-changing conversion, he lived on to become a tremendous influence on Christian thinking. He died in AD 430.

Aurelius Augustinus [more commonly “St. Augustine of Hippo,” often simply “Augustine”] (354–430 C.E.): rhetor, Christian Neoplatonist, North African Bishop, Doctor of the Roman Catholic Church. One of the decisive developments in the western philosophical tradition was the eventually widespread merging of the Greek philosophical tradition and the Judeo-Christian religious and scriptural traditions. Augustine is one of the main figures through and by whom this merging was accomplished. He is, as well, one of the towering figures of medieval philosophy whose authority and thought came to exert a pervasive and enduring influence well into the modern period (e.g. Descartes and especially Malebranche), and even up to the present day, especially among those sympathetic to the religious tradition which he helped to shape (e.g. Plantinga 1992; Adams 1999). But even for those who do not share this sympathy, there is much in Augustine's thought that is worthy of serious philosophical attention. Augustine is not only one of the major sources whereby classical philosophy in general and Neoplatonism in particular enter into the mainstream of early and subsequent medieval philosophy, but there are significant contributions of his own that emerge from his modification of that Greco-Roman inheritance, e.g., his subtle accounts of belief and authority, his account of knowledge and illumination, his emphasis upon the importance and centrality of the will, and his focus upon a new way of conceptualizing the phenomena of human history, just to cite a few of the more conspicuous examples.

Saint Augustine of Hippo was born in 354 and died in 430.

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  10. Ignatius Critical Editions
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  13. Paraclete Living Library
  14. Penguin Classics
  15. Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions
  16. Selections from the Fathers of the Church
  17. Sermons
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  22. Works of Saint Augustine (Hardcover Unnumbered)
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  25. Works of Saint Augustine a Translation for the 21st Century
  26. Works of Saint Augustine, a Translation for the 21st Century
  27. Works of Saint Augustine. Part III, Homilies
  28. Works of Saint Augustine: A Translation for the 21st Century

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