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Augustine of Hippo : a life

Author: Henry Chadwick
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The life and works of Augustine of Hippo (354-430) have shaped the development of the Christian Church, sparking controversy and influencing the ideas of theologians through subsequent centuries. Augustine's intellectual development is recounted with clarity and warmth in th is newly rediscovered biography by the acclaimed church historian, the late Henry Chadwick. Augustine's journey from schoolboy and student to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
biografi
Named Person: Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.; Aurelius Augustinus, helgon; Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.; Aurelius Augustinus; Aurelius Augustinus; Aurelius Augustinus
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Chadwick
ISBN: 9780199568307 0199568308 9780199588060 0199588066
OCLC Number: 339524917
Description: xx, 177 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: A personal quest --
Cassiciacum and the death of Monnica at Ostia --
Back to Thagaste --
Discovering the church --
Bishop --
North African Christianity --
Christian culture --
Divided Christians --
Discerning the Trinity --
Two cities --
Freedom and grace.
Responsibility: Henry Chadwick.
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A biography of Augustine's thought life, as interpreted by the acclaimed church historian, the late Professor Henry Chadwick. Augustine's intellectual development is recounted with clarity and  Read more...

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a skilfully and colourfully woven narrative of Augustine's life and times. Margaret Lane. The Journal of Theological Studies Chadwick's biography is full of deftly placed detail and a sharpness that Read more...

 
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