Wisdom From Africa: Theological Reflections on the Confessions of St. Augustine

Wisdom From Africa: Theological Reflections on the Confessions of St. Augustine

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ISBN-13: 9781498279482
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 10/20/2016
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author

Ronald D. Burris is Associate Professor of Church History at the American Baptist Seminary of the West in Berkeley, California. He is the author of Where is the Church? Martyrdom, Persecution, and Baptism in North Africa from the Second to the Fifth Century (2012).

Table of Contents

Foreword J. Alfred Smith Sr. ix

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction xiii

1 Infancy and Boyhood 1

2 Adolescence 14

3 College Days at Carthage 23

4 Adulthood (19-29) 33

5 God's Hidden Providence 44

6 From Disappointment to Hope 52

7 Ideas concerning God and the Problem of Evil 65

8 St Antony / Conversion 75

9 Baptism and Death 87

10 Memory 99

11 Time and Eternity 113

12 Creation of Heaven and Earth 125

13 Hidden Meanings in Gods Creative Act 134

Bibliography 143

Index 147

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