Item description for Our Restless Heart: The Augustinian Tradition (Traditions of Christian Spirituality) by Thomas F. Martin & Philip Sheldrake...
Overview The figure of Augustine of Hippo looms large over the history of western Christianity : theologian, mystic, monk, philosopher, artist, bishop, ascetic, convert, polemicist, seeker. Augustine's distinctive spiritual vision has played and continues to play a profoundly formative role in both imagining and living the Christian life. For some his presence is celebrated, for others it is lamented for few can it be a matter of indifference.
Publishers Description Traditions of Christian Spirituality Series. Traces the spiritual legacy of Saint Augustine and of his wide-ranging legacy in the Augustinian order.
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Studio: Orbis Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.51" Width: 5.36" Height: 0.54" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date May 31, 2003
Publisher Orbis Books
Series Traditions Of Christian Spirituality
ISBN 1570754748 ISBN13 9781570754746
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More About Thomas F. Martin & Philip Sheldrake
Martin is Associate Professor in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Villanova University.
Thomas F. Martin was born in 1943.
Thomas F. Martin has published or released items in the following series...
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A thoughtful and philosophical treatise Jun 21, 2003
Our Restless Heart: The Augustinian Tradition by Thomas F. Martin (Associate Professor, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, Villanova University) is a informative presentation introducing the reader to Augustine of Hippo, the theologian, convert, bishop, and polemicist whose spiritual vision holds abiding insights for the faithful across the span of centuries. A thoughtful and philosophical treatise covering the legacy of a great Christian historical figure, Our Restless Heart is a welcome and valued contribution to Roman Catholic Theology in general, and Augustinian Studies in particular.