By Augustine Heritage Institute
The stressed middle and looking brain of this influential early church father can supply non secular and highbrow companionship to your non secular journey.
Augustine of Hippo (354–430), theologian, priest, and bishop, is among the most crucial figures within the improvement of Western Christianity. he's often called a lot for his lengthy inside fight that ended with conversion and baptism at age thirty-two as for his influential teachings on human will, unique sin and the theology of simply struggle. loved as a version for the pursuit of a lifetime of non secular grace and criticized for his idea of predestination, Augustine is well-known as a dwelling expression of the fervour to appreciate and speak the deeper meanings of human experience.
With clean translations drawn from Augustine's voluminous writings and probing facing-page remark, Augustinian pupil Joseph T. Kelley, PhD, offers perception into the brain and middle of this foundational Christian determine. Kelley illustrates how Augustine’s willing mind, rhetorical ability and passionate religion reshaped the theological language and dogmatic debates of early Christianity. He explores the stormy spiritual arguments and political upheavals of the 5th century, Augustine’s debatable teachings on predestination, sexuality and marriage, and the deep undercurrents of Augustine’s non secular quest that also motivate Christians today.
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Saint Augustine of Hippo: Selections from Confessions and Other Essential Writings—Annotated & Explained (SkyLight Illuminations) by Augustine Heritage Institute