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Manichean Debate (Works of Saint Augustine) [Hardcover]

By Saint Augustine of Hippo (Author), Boniface Ramsey (Editor) & Roland Teske (Introduction by)
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Item description for Manichean Debate (Works of Saint Augustine) by Saint Augustine of Hippo, Boniface Ramsey & Roland Teske...

Eight works countering the Manichean religion, three of which have never been translated into English. Augustine's writings on this subject provide a major source of information on and a fascinating look within a system of thought that during much of the third and fourth centuries challenged orthodox Christianity for dominance in the Roman Empire and beyond. Augustine addresses not only the Manichean understanding of the source and nature of evil, which furnished a basis for its intellectual attractiveness, but also the sect's highly unusual customs and practices.

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Contains eight works of Augustine of Hippo against the Manicheans.

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Studio: New City Press
Pages   424
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.22" Width: 6.37" Height: 1.07"
Weight:   1.51 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jul 1, 2006
Publisher   NEW CITY PRESS
Series  Works Of Saint Augustine  
ISBN  1565482476  
ISBN13  9781565482470  

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More About Saint Augustine of Hippo, Boniface Ramsey & Roland Teske

Saint Augustine of Hippo Augustine was born in AD 354. He lived a wild, self-destructive life as a young man in Italy and was the subject of many prayers by his worried mother, Monica. After a life-changing conversion, he lived on to become a tremendous influence on Christian thinking. He died in AD 430.

Aurelius Augustinus [more commonly “St. Augustine of Hippo,” often simply “Augustine”] (354–430 C.E.): rhetor, Christian Neoplatonist, North African Bishop, Doctor of the Roman Catholic Church. One of the decisive developments in the western philosophical tradition was the eventually widespread merging of the Greek philosophical tradition and the Judeo-Christian religious and scriptural traditions. Augustine is one of the main figures through and by whom this merging was accomplished. He is, as well, one of the towering figures of medieval philosophy whose authority and thought came to exert a pervasive and enduring influence well into the modern period (e.g. Descartes and especially Malebranche), and even up to the present day, especially among those sympathetic to the religious tradition which he helped to shape (e.g. Plantinga 1992; Adams 1999). But even for those who do not share this sympathy, there is much in Augustine's thought that is worthy of serious philosophical attention. Augustine is not only one of the major sources whereby classical philosophy in general and Neoplatonism in particular enter into the mainstream of early and subsequent medieval philosophy, but there are significant contributions of his own that emerge from his modification of that Greco-Roman inheritance, e.g., his subtle accounts of belief and authority, his account of knowledge and illumination, his emphasis upon the importance and centrality of the will, and his focus upon a new way of conceptualizing the phenomena of human history, just to cite a few of the more conspicuous examples.

Saint Augustine of Hippo was born in 354 and died in 430.

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  3. Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought
  4. Classics of Western Spirituality (Paperback)
  5. Expositions of the Psalms
  6. Faith Classics
  7. Hendrickson Christian Classics
  8. Hendrickson Classics
  9. Ignatius Critical Editions
  10. Oxford Early Christian Studies (Hardcover)
  11. Paraclete Essential Deluxe
  12. Paraclete Living Library
  13. Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions
  14. Selections from the Fathers of the Church
  15. Sermons
  16. Sermons-Various (Newly Discovered)
  17. Shepherd's Notes Christian Classics
  18. Texts and Translations
  19. Works of Saint Augustine
  20. Works of Saint Augustine (Hardcover Unnumbered)
  21. Works of Saint Augustine (Numbered)
  22. Works of Saint Augustine (Paperback Unnumbered)
  23. Works of Saint Augustine a Translation for the 21st Century
  24. Works of Saint Augustine. Part III, Homilies
  25. Works of Saint Augustine: A Translation for the 21st Century

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