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Saint Augustine & the fall of the soul : beyond O'Connell & his critics

Author: Ronnie J Rombs
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, ©2006.
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"Saint Augustine and the Fall of the Soul: Beyond O'Connell and His Critics provides first a critical examination of O'Connell's theses in a readable summary of his work that spanned over thirty years. Secondly, a diachronic study of Augustine's writings traces the development of his understanding of the soul's fall, mapping the limits of Plotinus's influence."--BOOK JACKET.
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Rombs, Ronnie J.
Saint Augustine & the fall of the soul.
Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, c2006
(DLC) 2005007731
Named Person: Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.; Robert J O'Connell; Plotinus; Augustin, saint évêque d'Hippone.; Robert J O'Connell; Plotin; Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo; Robert J O'Connell; Plotinus
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronnie J Rombs
ISBN: 9780813216508 0813216508 081321436X 9780813214368
OCLC Number: 646786269
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 228 p.)
Contents: Behind the question --
Robert O'Connell on the fall of soul in Augustine --
The hallmarks of Plotinus's doctrine of soul in the young Augustine --
Robert O'Connell on Augustine's rejection of the fall of soul --
Robert O'Connell on Augustine's final theory of man --
Augustine's early assimilation of Plotinus --
The narrowing of the Plotinian assimilation --
The origin of the soul in the late Augustine --
Solidarity with Adam and Augustine's later anthropology.
Other Titles: Saint Augustine and the fall of the soul
Responsibility: Ronnie J. Rombs.

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