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Christian Instruction; Admonition and Grace; The Christian Combat; Faith, Hope and Charity (The Fathers of the Church, Volume 2)

Saint Augustine

Publication Year: 2010

Published by: The Catholic University of America Press

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Christian Instruction

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Introduction

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pp. 3-18

TO INTRODUCE St. Augustine's Christian Instruction we can hardly do better than translate the chapter of his own Retractations in which, while correcting...

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pp. 19-236

THERE ARE several norms for expounding Scripture. These I am convinced can be profitably presented to those devoted to the study of this subject,..

Admonition and Grace

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pp. 239-244

ST. AUGUSTINE'S immediate purpose in writing Admonition and Grace was to effect a final settlement of a dispute that had risen...

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pp. 245-306

DEAR BROTHER Valentine , my fellow savant of God, I have read the letter you kindly sent me, in answer to my own, by brother...

The Christian Combat

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pp. 309-314

THE SHORT work entitled The Christian Combat was written at Hippo during the first years of St. Augustine's episcopate...

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pp. 315-354

THE CROWN of victory is promised only to those who engage in the struggle. Moreover, in the divine Scrip. tures we repeatedly...

Faith, Hope and Charity

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pp. 357-368

THE PRESENT work belongs to the period in which St. Augustine was Bishop of Hippo. In date it cannot be later than the treatise...

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pp. 369-472

I CANNOT SAY, most beloved son Lawrence, how greatly I delight in your learning, and how desirous I am that you be wise...

Index

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pp. 473-494


E-ISBN-13: 9780813211022
Print-ISBN-13: 9780813213187

Page Count: 500
Publication Year: 2010

Series Title: Fathers of the Church ;