Augustine of Hippo: A Biography

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University of California Press, 1969 - 463 pages
This classic biography was first published thirty years ago and has since established itself as the standard account of Saint Augustine's life and teaching.
 

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This is perhaps the most comprehensive biography available of a classical figure. That I found portions of it tedious says more about me than it does the book. Consulter l'avis complet

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I am neither a Christian nor a religious person of any stripe, and I could NOT put this book down. Intellectual biography of the highest caliber. The Epilogue adds precious new insights, and Peter Brown's humble reflections upon his 1960s original (printed here unchanged). Consulter l'avis complet

Table des matières

Preface Page9 PART I 354385
9
Chronological Table A
16
Africa
19
Monica
28
Education
35
Wisdom
40
i Dualism
46
ii Gnosis
53
Instantia page
226
Disciplina
233
PopulusDei
244
Doctrina Christiana
259
Seek His Face Evermore
270
410420
281
Chronological Table D
282
SenectusMundiiTHE Sack of Rome
287

Friends
61
Success
65
386395
74
Ambrose
79
The Platonists
88
Cassiciacum
115
Ostia
128
Servus Dei Thagaste
132
Hippo
138
The Lost Future
146
The Confessions
158
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183
Chronological Table C
184
Hippo Regius
189
Saluberrima consilia
203
UbiEcclesia?
212
Writing the City of God
299
Civitas peregrina
313
Unity Achieved
330
Pelagius and Pelagianism
340
Causa Gratiae
353
Fundatissima Fides
365
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366
Chronological Table E
378
Julian of Eclanum i
381
Predestination
398
Old Age
408
The End of Roman Africa
419
Death
427
Bibliographical Table
435
Index
453
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Peter Brown is Rollins Professor of History at Princeton University. Brown is the leading English-language authority on St. Augustine; his many books include Society and the Holy in Late Antiquity (California, 1982), Body and Society (1988), Power and Persuasion (1992), Authority and the Sacred (1995), and The Rise of Western Christendom: Triumph and Diversity, a.d. 200-1000 (1996).

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