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Augustine the bishop

Frederik van der Meer

Augustine the bishop

the life and work of a father of the church.

by Frederik van der Meer

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Published by Sheed and Ward in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated by Brian Battershaw and G. R. Lamb.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR65.A9 M383 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination679 p.
    Number of Pages679
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5844461M
    LC Control Number62001688
    OCLC/WorldCa612619

    Summary. Augustine begins Book V by praising God and explaining the importance of owning up to the completeness and universality of the one true Christian God. He does this through a series of complicated scriptural references, and he asserts that the "unjust" will have no escape from God. No book except the Bible itself had a greater influence on the Middle Ages than City of God. Since medieval Europe was the cradle of today's Western civilization, this work by consequence is vital for understanding our world and how it came into being. Saint Augustine is often regardarded as the most influential Christian thinker after Saint Paul, and City of God is his materpiece, a cast 5/5(2).

    Summary. At 29, Augustine meets a Manichean bishop named Faustus, who is famous for his knowledge of doctrine. Augustine hopes Faustus can clear up some of his doubts regarding Manichean explanations of astronomy, which Augustine is starting to find improbable. St. Augustine - St. Augustine - Life retold: As outlined above, the story of Augustine’s life will seem in numerous ways unfamiliar to readers who already know some of it. The story of his early life is exceedingly well known—better known than that of virtually any other Greek or Roman worthy. Augustine’s Confessions recounts that early life with immense persuasiveness, and few.

    Named Person: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo. Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Get this from a library! Augustine the bishop: the life and work of a father of the church. [Frederik van der Meer].


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Van Der Meer's Augustine the Bishop is a work that illuminates the practical and pastoral side of Augustine. His survey of St. Augustine's illustrious ecclesiastical career, along with his detailed reconstruction of late 4th early 5th century N.

Africa, together paint a lively picture of the Bishop within the framework of his time/5(2). Augustine the Bishop book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Subtitle: Church and Society at the Dawn of the Middle Ages. First pu /5(7). Augustine's 'Confessions' is among the most important books ever written. One of the first autobiographical works in the modern sense, it also represents the first time a psychological and theological enterprise were combined/5(7).

Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo: Saint Augustine his enchiridion to Laurence, or, The chiefe and principall heads of all Christian religion a most profitable booke to all those which desire to haue a most compendious briefe of Augustines doctrine, out of Augustine himselfe, when he was old, being repurged, by the old manuscript, of many faults and vnusuall wordes, wherewith it formerly flowed.

The Confessions Of St. Augustine. The Imitation Of Christ [Saint Augustine (Bishop of Hippo.), Edward Bouverie Pusey, Thomas (à Kempis)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Imitation Of Christ/5(). Read the full-text online edition of Augustine the Bishop: The Life and Work of a Father of the Church ().

Before Bertrand's book came along, Augustine was a name. He is now a novel; an edifying novel, if you like (since the author's source of material was the Confessions), and also a fascinating one.

No-one can ever forget the. Ambrose, as Bishop, was extremely busy and Augustine found it hard to find a moment for a private audience with him.

Ambrose's sermons, however, continued to make an impact on Augustine, particularly in their interpretive approach to the Old Testament. Book V. Book V follows the young Augustine from Carthage (where he finds his students too rowdy for his liking) to Rome (where he finds them too corrupt) and on to Milan, where he will remain until his conversion.

Manichee beliefs begin to lose their luster for him during this period, and by the end of the Book he considers himself an. Augustine of Hippo (/ ɔː ˈ ɡ ʌ s t ɪ n /; Latin: Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis; 13 November – 28 August AD), also known as Saint Augustine, was a Roman African, Manichaean, early Christian theologian, doctor of the Church, and Neoplatonic philosopher from Numidia whose writings influenced the development of the Western Church and Western philosophy, and indirectly all of Born: 13 November AD, Thagaste, Numidia.

The Confessions of St. Augustine Paperback – Janu by Augustine Saint Bishop of Hippo (Creator)/5(47). Written from Hippo in response to a request from Simplicianus, his friend and counselor during his time in Milan and eventual successor of Ambrose as bishop there.

The discussion of grace arising from Paul's letter to the Romans is important. As bishop, Augustine found his desired life of contemplation and separation from worldly concerns necessarily influenced and refashioned by his many obligations as leader of the local Church and as a civil official, which the office of bishop at the time included.

In. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Augustine the Bishop by Frederik van der Meer; 2 editions; First published in ; People: Augustine Saint, Bishop of Hippo. While still at Carthage, he wrote a short philosophical book aimed at displaying his own merits and advancing his career; unfortunately, it is lost.

At the age of 28, restless and ambitious, Augustine left Africa in to make his career in Rome. Augustine's response to the widespread criticism came in 22 volumes over 12 years, in The City of God.

He argued that Rome was punished for past sins, not new faith. His lifelong obsession with. St Augustine, bishop of Hippo, was one of the central figures in the history of Christianity, and City of God is one of his greatest theological works. Written as an eloquent defence of the faith at a time when the Roman Empire was on the brink of collapse, it examines the ancient pagan religions of Rome, the arguments of the Greek philosophers and the revelations of the Bible.

Throughout this Book, Augustine lets us know that these are extremely difficult questions for him, and continually asks God to help keep his mind focused. (This device probably serves at least two purposes: it mitigates the extent to which Augustine might be criticized for putting philosophy over God, and it helps to keep the reader from simply.

On the Trinity (Latin: De Trinitate) is a Latin book written by Augustine of Hippo to discuss the Trinity in context of the gh not as well known as some of his other works, it is arguably his masterpiece and of more doctrinal importance than the Confessions or City of God.

It is placed by him in his Retractationes among the works written (meaning begun) in AD Augustine read the book at age eighteen, in the course of his studies to become a skilled and stylish orator.

But this book, which also argues that the pursuit of truth through philosophy is the route to a happy life, moved him deeply: for the first time, he "longed for the immortality of.

Augustine of Canterbury (born first third of the 6th century – died probably 26 May ) was a Benedictine monk who became the first Archbishop of Canterbury in the year He is considered the "Apostle to the English" and a founder of the English Church. Augustine was the prior of a monastery in Rome when Pope Gregory the Great chose him in to lead a mission, usually known as the Buried: St Augustine's Abbey, Canterbury.

Augustine of Hippo has books on Goodreads with ratings. Augustine of Hippo’s most popular book is Confessions.For Augustine the bishop, Ambrose must have served as a role model, and Augustine's description of the many demands on Ambrose's time has the plaintive ring of personal experience.

Augustine never gets to question Ambrose alone, as he did with Faustus in Book 5.Saint Augustine (ô´gəstēn, –tĬn; ôgŭs´tĬn), Lat. Aurelius Augustinus, –, one of the Latin Fathers of the Church and a Doctor of the Church, bishop of Hippo (near present-day Annaba, Algeria), b.

Tagaste (c mi/60 km S of Hippo). Life Augustine's mother, St. Monica, was a great influence in his life.

She brought him up as a Christian, but he gave up his religion when he.