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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 .
Written in English


  • Augustine, -- Saint, Bishop of Hippo.

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LC ClassificationsBR65 A9 M383
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Number of Pages679
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Open LibraryOL14092328M

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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.