Language And Love: Introducing Augustine\'s Religious Thought Through The Confessions Story
ISBN : 9780271010380
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Language and Love: Introducing Augustine's Religious Thought Through the Confessions Story
This is the first work to combine an introduction to Augustine's Confessions with a larger outline of his mature theology. Mallard provides guidance for reading the narrative Confessions (Books I–IX) and at the same time, by certain extensions and comments, reveals the three major topical divisions within Augustine's thought: creation, salvation, and the City of God. Mallard is able to do this because Augustine's affirmation of the good of Creation, his view of the human will and God's grace (and the nature of evil), his sense of a religious people's identity and their hope, and his view of faith and reason were all essentially in place at the time of the Confessions.
Specifications of Language and Love: Introducing Augustine's Religious Thought Through the Confessions Story
|Publisher||Penn State University Press|
|Number Of Pages||264|
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