Religion and Society in the Age of St. Augustine

Religion and Society in the Age of St. Augustine

by Peter Brown
     
 

Peter Brown, author of the celebrated 'Augustine of Hippo', has here gathered together his seminal articles and papers on the rapidly changing world of Saint Augustine. The collection is wide-ranging, dealing with political theory, social history, church history, historiography, theology, history of religions, and social anthropology.

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Peter Brown, author of the celebrated 'Augustine of Hippo', has here gathered together his seminal articles and papers on the rapidly changing world of Saint Augustine. The collection is wide-ranging, dealing with political theory, social history, church history, historiography, theology, history of religions, and social anthropology.

Saint Augustine is, of course, the central figure; and in an important introduction Peter Brown explains how the preoccupations of these essays led him to write the prize-winning biography. Brown then goes on to explore the heart of Augustine's political theory, not only showing how it factors in Augustine's thought, but also pointing to what is different from and similar to twentieth-century political thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556351747
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Series:
Studies in Augustine: Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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