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Augustine in Context By Tarmo Toom,

  • Title: Augustine in Context
  • Author: Tarmo Toom
  • ISBN: 9781107139107
  • Page: 384
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Augustine in Context assesses the various contexts historical, literary, cultural, spiritual in which Augustine lived and worked The essays, written by an international team of scholars especially for this volume, provide the background against which Augustine s treatises should be read and interpreted They are organized according to a rationale which moves from an iAugustine in Context assesses the various contexts historical, literary, cultural, spiritual in which Augustine lived and worked The essays, written by an international team of scholars especially for this volume, provide the background against which Augustine s treatises should be read and interpreted They are organized according to a rationale which moves from an introduction to the person the so called personal context to the contexts of Augustine s works and ideas, starting from the intellectual setting and extending to the socio political realm Collectively the essays highlight the embeddedness of Augustine in the world of late antiquity and the interdependence of his discourse with contemporary forms of social life They shed new light on one of the most important figures of the western canon and facilitate a enlightened reading of his writings.
    Augustine in Context Augustine in Context assesses the various contexts historical literary cultural spiritual in which Augustine lived and worked The essays written by an international team of scholars especially for

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