A Companion to Augustine by Mark Vessey (ed)

By Mark Vessey (ed)

A significant other to Augustine provides a clean choice of scholarship by way of best teachers with a brand new method of contextualizing Augustine and his works in the multi-disciplinary box of overdue Antiquity, exhibiting Augustine as either a made from the cultural forces of his occasions and a cultural strength in his personal right.

  • Discusses the existence and works of Augustine inside of their complete ancient context, instead of privileging the theological context
  • Presents Augustine’s existence, works and best rules within the cultural context of the overdue Roman international, supplying a colourful and interesting feel of Augustine in motion in his personal time and position
  • Opens up a brand new part of research on Augustine, delicate to the numerous and sundry views of scholarship on overdue Roman tradition
  • State-of-the-art essays by means of top lecturers during this field

Content:
Chapter 1 advent (pages 1–7): Mark Vessey
Chapter 2 Political background (pages 9–23): Christopher Kelly
Chapter three Cultural Geography (pages 24–39): William E. Klingshirn
Chapter four non secular Sociology (pages 40–53): Eric Rebillard
Chapter five Spes Saeculi (pages 55–68): R. S. O. Tomlin
Chapter 6 Love and Belonging, Loss and Betrayal within the Confessions (pages 69–86): Kate Cooper
Chapter 7 The Confessions as Autobiography (pages 87–98): Paula Fredriksen
Chapter eight interpreting the Confessions (pages 99–110): Catherine Conybeare
Chapter nine Augustine and Language (pages 111–124): Philip Burton
Chapter 10 Augustine's details Circuits (pages 125–137): Claire Sotinel
Chapter eleven Augustine and Roman Public Spectacles (pages 138–150): Richard Lim
Chapter 12 Augustine and Books (pages 151–157): man G. Stroumsa
Chapter thirteen Augustine and the Latin Classics (pages 159–174): Danuta Shanzer
Chapter 14 Augustine and the Philosophers (pages 175–187): Sarah Byers
Chapter 15 Augustine and the Books of the Manicheans (pages 188–199): Johannes van Oort
Chapter sixteen Augustine and Scripture (pages 200–214): Michael Cameron
Chapter 17 Augustine and His Christian Predecessors (pages 215–226): Mark Edwards
Chapter 18 Augustine as a Reader of His Christian Contemporaries (pages 227–239): Michael Stuart Williams
Chapter 19 Augustine one of the Writers of the Church (pages 240–254): Mark Vessey
Chapter 20 thinker: Augustine in Retirement (pages 255–269): Gillian Clark
Chapter 21 Conversationalist and advisor: Augustine in discussion (pages 270–283): Therese Fuhrer
Chapter 22 Mystic and Monk: Augustine and the non secular existence (pages 284–296): John Peter Kenney
Chapter 23 Preacher: Augustine and His Congregation (pages 297–309): Hildegund Muller
Chapter 24 Administrator: Augustine in His Diocese (pages 310–322): Neil B. McLynn
Chapter 25 Controversialist: Augustine in wrestle (pages 323–335): Caroline Humfress
Chapter 26 Augustine at the Will (pages 337–352): James Wetzel
Chapter 27 Augustine at the physique (pages 353–364): David G. Hunter
Chapter 28 Augustine on Friendship and Orthodoxy (pages 365–374): Stefan Rebenich
Chapter 29 Augustine at the Church (Against the Donatists) (pages 375–385): Alexander Evers
Chapter 30 Augustine at the Statesman and the 2 towns (pages 386–397): Robert Dodaro
Chapter 31 Augustine on Scripture and the Trinity (pages 398–415): Sabine MacCormack
Chapter 32 Augustine on Redemption (pages 416–427): Lewis Ayres
Chapter 33 Augustine's Works in move (pages 429–449): Clemens Weidmann
Chapter 34 Augustine within the Latin West, 430–ca. 900 (pages 450–464): Conrad Leyser
Chapter 35 Augustine within the Western center a long time to the Reformation (pages 465–477): Eric L. Saak
Chapter 36 The Reception of Augustine in smooth Philosophy (pages 478–491): Johannes Brachtendorf
Chapter 37 Augustine and Postmodernism (pages 492–504): John D. Caputo
Chapter 38 Envoi (pages 505–515): James J. O'Donnell

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It may be noted in passing that the chronology of the late modern phase of this philosophical Augustinianism (roughly, from Husserl to Derrida) encompasses the period of the disciplinary rise of late antiquity, for which Augustine – the ancient historians’ Augustine – has also been the author of choice. The co-existence and belated mutual recognition of these two differently disciplined modern companies of Augustine is an important part of the continuing story of reception and production. Whenever the ideal reader of this Companion finally puts the book down, it is a safe bet that many of his and her fellows will, at some point, leap ahead to the Epilogue (Ch.

Simplicianum, Ad sermonem Arianorum, Contra Sermo ad Caesariensis ecclesiae plebem sermone Domini in monte, De Simpl. Serm. Dom. mont. Serm. Caes. C. serm. Ar. On the One Baptism against Petilian On the Advantage of Believing On the Spirit and the Letter On the Creed, to Catechumens On the Trinity The Mirror Soliloquies To Simplicianus A Sermon to the People of the Church of Caesarea On the Lord’ s Sermon on the Mount Retr. 14 Retr. 34 Retr. 15 Retr. 37 Retr. 4 Retr. 1 Retr. 19 Against an Arian Sermon Retr.

Serm. Ar. C. Faust. C. C. C. C. Fel. Gaud. Iul. Iul. imp. C. mend. C. Max. C. Sec. C. Don. C. ep. Man. Adv. Iud. C. ep. Parm. C. C. C. C. litt. Pet. Prisc. Acad. ep. Pel. Civ. Dei Exp. prop. Rom. Exp. Gal. Adn. Iob Conf. C. Fort. Coll. Max. En. Ps. Ench. The Works of Augustine Letter(s) The Mirror On a Verse in James [Letter 167] On Admonition and Grace On Adulterous Marriages On Agreement among the Evangelists On Baptism On Christian Discipline On Christian Teaching On Continence On Dialectic On Eight Questions of Dulcitius On Eight Questions from the Old Testament On Eighty-Three Varied Questions On Faith in the Unseen On Faith and the Creed On Faith and Works On Free Will On Genesis, Against the Manicheans On Grace and Free Will On Grammar On Heresies On Holy Virginity On Lying On Marriage and Concupiscence On Music On Nature and Grace On Order On Patience On Rhetoric On Seeing God [Letter 147] On the Advantage of Believing On the Advantage of Fasting On the Care of the Dead On the Catholic and the Manichean Ways of Life On the Christian Struggle On the Correction of the Donatists [Letter 185] On the Creed, to Catechumens xxxvii Epistula(e) Speculum De sententia Iacobi Ep(p).

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