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Saint Augustine of Hippo : an intellectual biography

Author: Miles Hollingworth
Publisher: New York : Oxford University, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a stimulating and provocative reinterpretation of Augustine's ideas and their position in the Western intellectual tradition, Miles Hollingworth, though well versed in the latest scholarship, draws his inspiration largely from the actual narrative of Augustine's life. By this means he reintroduces a cardinal but long-neglected fact to the centre of Augustinian studies: that there is a direct line from Augustine's  Read more...
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Hollingworth, Miles.
Saint Augustine of Hippo.
New York : Oxford University, 2013
(DLC) 2013012878
(OCoLC)818734486
Named Person: Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.; Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Miles Hollingworth
ISBN: 9780199861606 0199861609
OCLC Number: 844924481
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 312 pages)
Responsibility: Miles Hollingworth.

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In a stimulating and provocative reinterpretation of Augustine's ideas and their position in the Western intellectual tradition, Miles Hollingworth, though well versed in the latest scholarship, draws his inspiration largely from the actual narrative of Augustine's life. By this means he reintroduces a cardinal but long-neglected fact to the centre of Augustinian studies: that there is a direct line from Augustine's own early experiences of life to his later commentaries on humanity.

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"[An] ambitious and comprehensive work."--Church of Ireland Gazette"Hollingworth shows why it is that Augustine has such broad appeal; not just because he finds him surprisingly humane and Read more...

 
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