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The Confessions of Saint Augustine By Lotito Media Group Classics
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Confessions is the name of a series of thirteen autobiographical books by St. Augustine of Hippo written between 397 and 398 AD. In modern times, the books are usually published as a single volume... More > known as The Confessions of St. Augustine in order to distinguish the book from other books with similar titles such as Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Confessions. The book tells about his sinful youth and how he converted to Christianity. It is widely seen as the first Western autobiography ever written, and would be an influential model for Christian writers throughout the following 1000 years of the Middle Ages. It is not a complete autobiography as it was written in his early 40s and he lived much longer afterwards, during which he produced another important work City of God, however it does provide an unbroken record of his evolution of thought and is the most complete record of any single individual from the 4th and 5th centuries. It is a significant theological work.< Less
The Confessions of Saint Augustine By Lotito Media Group Classics
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Confessions is the name of a series of thirteen autobiographical books by St. Augustine of Hippo written between 397 and 398 AD. In modern times, the books are usually published as a single volume... More > known as The Confessions of St. Augustine in order to distinguish the book from other books with similar titles such as Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Confessions. The book tells about his sinful youth and how he converted to Christianity. It is widely seen as the first Western autobiography ever written, and would be an influential model for Christian writers throughout the following 1000 years of the Middle Ages. It is not a complete autobiography as it was written in his early 40s and he lived much longer afterwards, during which he produced another important work City of God, however it does provide an unbroken record of his evolution of thought and is the most complete record of any single individual from the 4th and 5th centuries. It is a significant theological work.< Less
Explanation of the Rule of St. Augustine: Volume 1: Cathlic Classics By Hugh of St. Victor
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This particular piece is a rather minute effort; it is a set of rules for a monastic community, which he founded at Hippo Regis in North Africa. This work has become so pervasive, that it either has... More > been the sole foundation or has been the basis for hundreds of religious communities of men and women through the centuries. It has influenced religious life for more 16 centuries, thus guiding more than 150 around the world. In communal life, there are factors, which each person brings to the community, and their adherence to the rule varies upon the characteristics of the individuals. The objective of this rule is to create a harmonious environment whereby all participants may ascend in their quest to life a life for God. The idea of service learning also could be said to have roots in the Rule. This becomes apparent at Augustinian educational institutions, where the Rule's influence can be noticed, although less directly than most of Augustine's works.< Less
The Three Books of St. Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, In answer to the letters of Petilianus, The Donatist By Apostle Horn
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The Three Books of St. Augustine , Bishop of Hippo in answer to the letters of Petilianus, the Donatist, Bishop of Cirta. Written c. 400 A.D., some say 398 A.D.
St. Augustine bishop of Hippo Against the epistle of Manichaeus and other books. By Apostle Horn
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St. Augustine Bishop of Hippo: (354 – 430 AD) Saint Augustine of Hippo was born on November 13, 354 AD, in Tagaste (now Souk Ahras, Algeria), a city then pertaining to Roman Africa. Though his... More > family was not wealthy, they were highly respected in the city. His father was a man by the name of Patricius, and it is recorded that he was one of the curiales (leading members of a clan) of the city. Patricius was a pagan, though he converted to Christianity on his deathbed in accordance with his wife, Saint Monica’s, wishes. Augustine too would be greatly influenced by the Christian virtues of his mother. As a boy, Augustine received a Christian education, and was enrolled amongst the catechumens (young Christians preparing for confirmation).< Less
The Seven books of St. Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, On Baptism, against the Donatists By Apostle Horn
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This treatise was written about 400 A.D. Concerning it Aug. in Retract. Book II. C. XVIII., says: I have written seven books on Baptism against the Donatists, who strive to defend themselves by the... More > authority of the most blessed bishop and martyr Cyprian; in which I show that nothing is so effectual for the refutation of the Donatists, and for shutting their mouths directly from upholding their schism against the Catholic Church, as the letters and act of Cyprian.< Less
In Reverence: A Plan for the Preservation of Tolomato Cemetery, St. Augustine, Florida By Matthew Kear
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Tolomato Cemetery is the oldest remaining cemetery in St. Augustine, Florida. It was founded in an era when the grim and grey church graveyard was the cultural norm in the North American colonies. In... More > an act of compassion for a group of unfortunate Catholic refugees in British East Florida, the cemetery was established on the site of an abandoned Franciscan mission, where it remained active through the end of the 19th century. After a century of neglect, it now faces complex material conservation issues and a lack of public involvement in its care and interpretation. It sits silently locked within its gates, unable to share its own stories of St. Augustine's rich history. This book explores how the site evolved over the centuries into its present state and what can be done to ensure its survival and return to a place of prominence among the cultural resources of one of America’s oldest cities. "In Reverence" was written as a graduate thesis at Cornell University in 2009 and has been revised for publication.< Less
In Reverence: A Plan for the Preservation of Tolomato Cemetery, St. Augustine, Florida By Matthew Kear
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Tolomato Cemetery is the oldest remaining cemetery in St. Augustine, Florida. It was founded in an era when the grim and grey church graveyard was the cultural norm in the North American colonies. In... More > an act of compassion for a group of unfortunate Catholic refugees in British East Florida, the cemetery was established on the site of an abandoned Franciscan mission, where it remained active through the end of the 19th century. After a century of neglect, it now faces complex material conservation issues and a lack of public involvement in its care and interpretation. It sits silently locked within its gates, unable to share its own stories of St. Augustine's rich history. This book explores how the site evolved over the centuries into its present state and what can be done to ensure its survival and return to a place of prominence among the cultural resources of one of America’s oldest cities. "In Reverence" was written as a graduate thesis at Cornell University in 2009 and has been revised for publication.< Less
The 15 Books of St. Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, 'On the Trinity' By Apostle Horn
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Saint Augustine of Hippo (/ɔːˈɡʌstɪn/; 13 November 354 – 28 August 430 AD) was a Roman African, early Christian theologian and philosopher from Numidia whose... More > writings influenced the development of Western Christianity and Western philosophy. He was the Bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa and is viewed as one of the most important Church Fathers in Western Christianity for his writings in the Patristic Period. Among his most important works are The City of God, De Doctrina Christiana and Confessions. Augustine imagined the Church as a spiritual City of God, distinct from the material Earthly City.< Less
St. Augustine's 'City of God' #2 (De citate dei) By Apostle Arne Horn
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Augustin first institutes two inquiries regarding the angels; namely, whence is there in some a good, and in others an evil will? and, what is the reason of the blessedness of the good, and the... More > misery of the evil? Afterwards he treats of the creation of man, and teaches that he is not from eternity, but was created, and by none other than God.< Less

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