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Beauty and revelation in the thought of Saint Augustine

Author: Carol Harrison
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
Series: Oxford theological monographs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Placing St Augustine's theology in a new context by considering what he has to say about beauty, this shows how a theological understanding of beauty revealed in the created, temporal realm enabled Augustine to form a positive appreciation of this realm and the healing power of beauty within it.
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Named Person: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Aurelius Augustinus; Aurelius Augustinus; Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Harrison
ISBN: 0198263422 9780198263425
OCLC Number: 25009564
Description: xi, 289 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Early thought --
Words : a paradigm --
Creation --
Man --
Incarnation --
Faith, hope, and love.
Series Title: Oxford theological monographs.
Responsibility: Carol Harrison.
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'Harrison has made a significant contribution here, due especially to her refusal to separate Augustine's philosophy from his theology.'Robert B Eno, The Catholic Historical Review, October 1993 'The Read more...

 
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