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The Theology of Augustine
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Matthew Levering
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-15 - Publisher: Baker Books

Most theology students realize Augustine is tremendously influential on the Christian tradition as a whole, but they generally lack real knowledge of his writings. This volume introduces Augustine's theology through seven of his most important works. Matthew Levering begins with a discussion of Augustine's life and times and then provides
The Theology of Augustine's Confessions
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Paul Rigby
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-26 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This study of the Confessions engages with contemporary philosophers and psychologists antagonistic to religion and demonstrates the enduring value of Augustine's journey for those struggling with theistic incredulity and religious narcissism. Paul Rigby draws on current Augustinian scholarship and the works of Paul Ricœur to cross-examine Augustine's testimony. This analysis
Fallen Angels in the Theology of St Augustine
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Gregory D. Wiebe
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-28 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book ventures to describe Augustine of Hippo's understanding of demons, including the theology, angelology, and anthropology that contextualize it. Demons are, for Augustine as for the Psalmist (95:5 LXX) and the Apostle (1 Cor 10:20), the gods of the nations. This means that Augustine's demons are best understood neither
The Theological Epistemology of Augustine's De Trinitate
Language: en
Pages: 347
Authors: Luigi Gioia
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-11-06 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Luigi Gioia provides a fresh description and analysis of Augustine's monumental treatise, De Trinitate, working on a supposition of its unity and its coherence from structural, rhetorical, and theological points of view. The main arguments of the treatise are reviewed first: Scripture and the mystery of the Trinity; discussion of
The Theology of Augustine's Confessions
Language: en
Pages: 357
Authors: Paul Rigby
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-26 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This study of Augustine's Confessions presents his testimony of conversion as an antidote to modern culture's tendency toward disbelief.