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Author Vessey, Mark
Title A Companion to Augustine
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2012
©2011
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (639 pages)
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Series Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World Ser. ; v.192
Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World Ser
Note A COMPANION TO AUGUSTINE -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Notes on Contributors -- Preface -- Source Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- The Works of Augustine -- Chronology of Augustine's Life -- 1 Introduction -- PART I: Contexts -- 2 Political History -- 3 Cultural Geography -- 4 Religious Sociology -- PART II: Confessions -- 5 Spes Saeculi : Augustine's Worldly Ambition and Career -- 6 Love and Belonging, Loss and Betrayal in the Confessions -- 7 TheConfessions as Autobiography -- 8 Reading the Confessions -- PART III: Media -- 9 Augustine and Language -- 10 Augustine's Information Circuits -- 11 Augustine and Roman Public Spectacles -- 12 Augustine and Books -- PART IV: Texts -- 13 Augustine and the Latin Classics -- 14 Augustine and the Philosophers -- 15 Augustine and the Books of the Manicheans -- 16 Augustine and Scripture -- 17 Augustine and His Christian Predecessors -- 18 Augustine as a Reader of His Christian Contemporaries -- 19 Augustine among the Writers of the Church -- PART V: Performances -- 20 Philosopher: Augustine in Retirement -- 21 Conversationalist and Consultant: Augustine in Dialogue -- 22 Mystic and Monk: Augustine and the Spiritual Life -- 23 Preacher: Augustine and His Congregation -- 24 Administrator: Augustine in His Diocese -- 25 Controversialist: Augustine in Combat -- PART VI: Positions -- 26 Augustine on the Will -- 27 Augustine on the Body -- 28 Augustine on Friendship and Orthodoxy -- 29 Augustine on the Church (Against the Donatists) -- 30 Augustine on the Statesman and the Two Cities -- 31 Augustine on Scripture and the Trinity -- 32 Augustine on Redemption -- PART VII: Aftertimes -- 33 Augustine's Works in Circulation -- 34 Augustine in the Latin West, 430-ca. 900 -- 35 Augustine in the Western Middle Ages to the Reformation -- 36 The Reception of Augustine in Modern Philosophy
37 Augustine and Postmodernism -- 38 Envoi -- References -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
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