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Pilgrimage as moral and aesthetic formation in Augustine's thought

Author: Sarah Stewart-Kroeker
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
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Augustine's dominant image for the human life is peregrinatio, which signifies at once a journey to the homeland (a pilgrimage) and the condition of exile from the homeland. For Augustine, all human beings are, in the earthly life, exiles from their true homeland: heaven. Some, but not all, become pilgrims seeking a way back to the heavenly homeland, a return mediated by the incarnate Christ. Becoming a pilgrim  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Named Person: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Augustine, of Hippo Saint
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Stewart-Kroeker
ISBN: 9780191843105 0191843105 9780192527165 0192527169
OCLC Number: 980117174
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2020 Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: List of AbbreviationsIntroduction1: The Plotinian Heritage of Augustine's Peregrinatio Image2: Christ-Centered Peregrinatio: The Mediated Journey3: Moral Formation in Christ, The Beautiful Beloved4: Beauty, Morality, and The Promise of Happiness5: The Body of Christ: Church as the Site of Formation6: Neighbor-love, Earthly and EschatologicalConclusionBibliography
Responsibility: Sarah Stewart-Kroeker.


This volume examines the pilgrimage image in order to develop an unprecedented account of moral and aesthetic formation in Augustine's thought. In so doing, it will shed new light on enduring ethical  Read more...


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