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A companion to Augustine
Mark Vessey

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A companion to Augustine
edited by Mark Vessey ; with the assistance of Shelley Reid

Published 2012 by Wiley-Blackwell in Chichester, West Sussex, Malden, MA .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction : Augustine and company / Mark Vessey
Political history : the later Roman Empire / Christopher Kelly
Cultural beography : Roman North Africa / William E. Klingshirn
Religious sociology : being Christian in the time of Augustine / Éric Rebillard
Spes saeculi : Augustine's worldly ambition and career / R.S.O. Tomlin
Love and belonging, loss and netrayal in the Confessions / Kate Cooper
The Confessions as autobiography / Paula Fredriksen
Reading the Confessions / Catherine Conybeare
Augustine and language / Philip Burton
Augustine's information circuits / Claire Sotinel
Augustine and Roman public spectacles / Richard Lim
Augustine and books / Guy Stroumsa
Augustine and the Latin classics / Danuta Shanzer
Augustine and the philosophers / Sarah Byers
Augustine and the books of the Manicheans / Johannes van Oort
Augustine and scripture / Michael Cameron
Augustine and His Christian predecessors / Mark Edwards
Augustine as a reader of his Christian contemporaries / Michael Stuart Williams
Augustine among the writers of the Church / Mark Vessey
Philosopher : Augustine in retirement / Gillian Clark
Conversationalist and consultant : Augustine in dialogue / Therese Fuhrer
Mystic and monk : Augustine and the spiritual life / John Peter Kenney
Preacher : Augustine and his congregation / Hildegund Müller
Administrator : Augustine in his diocese / Neil B. McLynn
Controversialist : Augustine in combat / Caroline Humfress
Augustine on the will / James Wetzel
Augustine on the body / David G. Hunter
Augustine on friendship and orthodoxy / Stefan Rebenich
Augustine on the Church (against the Donatists) / Alexander Evers
Augustine on the statesman and the two cities / Robert Dodaro
Augustine on scripture and the Trinity / Sabine MacCormack
Augustine on redemption / Lewis Ayres
Augustine's works in circulation / Clemens Weidmann
Augustine in the West, 430-ca.900 / Conrad Leyser
Augustine in the western Middle Ages to the Reformation / Eric L. Saak
Augustine in modern philosophy / Johannes Brachtendorf
Augustine and postmodernism / John D. Caputo
Envoi / James J. O'Donnell.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Blackwell companions to the ancient world


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BR65.A9 C59 2012

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