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Augustine : a very short introduction

Author: Henry Chadwick
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Series: Very short introductions, 38.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Augustine's teachings had a profound effect on medieval scholarship, Renaissance humanism, and the religious controversies of both the Reformation and the Counter-Reformation. Here, Henry Chadwick places Augustine in his philosophical and religious context and traces the history of his influence on Western thought, both within and beyond the Christian tradition. --From publisher's description.
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Named Person: Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.; Augustin, saint évêque d'Hippone.; Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Chadwick
ISBN: 0192854526 9780192854520
OCLC Number: 48011597
Description: 134 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: The formation of Augustine's mind: Cicero, Mani, Plato, Christ --
Liberal arts --
Free choice --
A philosophical society --
Vocation --
Confessions --
Unity and division --
Creation and the Trinity --
City of God --
Nature and grace.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 38.
Responsibility: Henry Chadwick.
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By his writings, the surviving bulk of which exceeds that of any other ancient author, Augustine came to influence not only his contemporaries, but also the West since his time. This work traces the  Read more...

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