Augustine of Hippo (Library of World Biography Series) / Edition 1

Augustine of Hippo (Library of World Biography Series) / Edition 1

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Augustine of Hippo (Library of World Biography Series) / Edition 1

Augustine of Hippo: Faithful Servant, Spiritual Leader, part of the Libary of World Biography Series, 1/e, is a concise and readable text. Each interpretive biography in the Library of World Biography Series focuses on a person whose actions and ideas either significantly influenced world events or whose life reflects important themes and developments in global history.

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ISBN-13: 9780205568314
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 11/15/2010
Series: Library of World Biography Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface vii

Author's Preface viii

Acknowledgments xi

Abbreviations xiii

1 Augustine's World 1

2 Augustine's Childhood-A Son of Great Promise (conf. I.16.26) 9

3 Augustine's Youth-Sizzling in Carthage (conf. III.1.1) 19

4 Augustine, a Young Man-In Pursuit of a Future 29

5 Augustine's Conversion-The Doctors Call It a Crisis! (cf. conf. VI.1.1) 42

6 Augustine the Convert-Comings and Goings 55

7 Augustine the Priest-A Future Found, a Past Remembered 71

8 Augustine and the Donatist Challenge-Compelling Love 87

9 Augustine, Bishop of Hippo Regius-Community-Building 104

10 Augustine and God's Freedom-Against All Odds 119

11 Augustine the Spiritual Leader-A Dying City 137

Epilogue 148

A Note on the Sources 150

Index 153

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