The life and works of Augustine of Hippo (354-430) have shaped the development of the Christian Church, sparking controversy and influencing the ideas of theologians through subsequent centuries. His words are still frequently quoted in devotions throughout the global Church today. His key themes retain a striking contemporary relevance - what is the place of the Church in the world? What is the relation between nature and grace?Augustine's intellectual development is recounted with clarity and warmth in this newly rediscovered biography of Augustine, as interpreted by the acclaimed church his
Contents; Abbreviations; 1 A Personal Quest; 2 Cassiciacum and the Death of Monnica at Ostia; 3 Back to Thagaste; 4 Discovering the Church; 5 Bishop; 6 North African Christianity; 7 Christian Culture; 8 Divided Christians; 9 Discerning the Trinity; 10 Two Cities; 11 Freedom and Grace; Short Reading List; Index
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