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A companion to Augustine

Author: Mark Vessey; Shelley Reid
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Companion to Augustine presents a fresh collection of scholarship by leading academics with a new approach to contextualizing Augustine and his works within the multi-disciplinary field of Late Antiquity, showing Augustine as both a product of the cultural forces of his times and a cultural force in his own right. Discusses the life and works of Augustine within their full historical context, rather than  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Companion to Augustine.
Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
(DLC) 2011046002
(OCoLC)760291073
Named Person: Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.; Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Vessey; Shelley Reid
ISBN: 9781118255483 1118255488 9781118255438 1118255437 1405159464 9781405159463 9781299476301 1299476309
OCLC Number: 793103480
Description: 1 online resource (1431 pages).
Contents: Introduction : Augustine and company / Mark Vessey --
Political history : the later Roman Empire / Christopher Kelly --
Cultural beography : Roman North Africa / William E. Klingshirn --
Religious sociology : being Christian in the time of Augustine / Éric Rebillard --
Spes saeculi : Augustine's worldly ambition and career / R.S.O. Tomlin --
Love and belonging, loss and netrayal in the Confessions / Kate Cooper --
The Confessions as autobiography / Paula Fredriksen --
Reading the Confessions / Catherine Conybeare --
Augustine and language / Philip Burton --
Augustine's information circuits / Claire Sotinel --
Augustine and Roman public spectacles / Richard Lim --
Augustine and books / Guy Stroumsa --
Augustine and the Latin classics / Danuta Shanzer --
Augustine and the philosophers / Sarah Byers --
Augustine and the books of the Manicheans / Johannes van Oort --
Augustine and scripture / Michael Cameron --
Augustine and His Christian predecessors / Mark Edwards --
Augustine as a reader of his Christian contemporaries / Michael Stuart Williams --
Augustine among the writers of the Church / Mark Vessey. Philosopher : Augustine in retirement / Gillian Clark --
Conversationalist and consultant : Augustine in dialogue / Therese Fuhrer --
Mystic and monk : Augustine and the spiritual life / John Peter Kenney --
Preacher : Augustine and his congregation / Hildegund Müller --
Administrator : Augustine in his diocese / Neil B. McLynn --
Controversialist : Augustine in combat / Caroline Humfress --
Augustine on the will / James Wetzel --
Augustine on the body / David G. Hunter --
Augustine on friendship and orthodoxy / Stefan Rebenich --
Augustine on the Church (against the Donatists) / Alexander Evers --
Augustine on the statesman and the two cities / Robert Dodaro --
Augustine on scripture and the Trinity / Sabine MacCormack --
Augustine on redemption / Lewis Ayres --
Augustine's works in circulation / Clemens Weidmann --
Augustine in the West, 430-ca. 900 / Conrad Leyser --
Augustine in the western Middle Ages to the Reformation / Eric L. Saak --
Augustine in modern philosophy / Johannes Brachtendorf --
Augustine and postmodernism / John D. Caputo --
Envoi / James J. O'Donnell.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to the ancient world
Responsibility: edited by Mark Vessey ; with the assistance of Shelley Reid.

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