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A spouse to Augustine offers a clean selection of scholarship by means of major lecturers 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 of the cultural forces of his instances and a cultural strength in his personal right.

  • Discusses the lifestyles and works of Augustine inside of their complete old context, instead of privileging the theological context
  • Presents Augustine’s existence, works and prime principles within the cultural context of the overdue Roman global, delivering a colourful and interesting experience of Augustine in motion in his personal time and position
  • Opens up a brand new section of research on Augustine, delicate to the various and sundry views of scholarship on overdue Roman tradition
  • State-of-the-art essays via best teachers during this field

Chapter 1 advent (pages 1–7): Mark Vessey
Chapter 2 Political heritage (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 examining the Confessions (pages 99–110): Catherine Conybeare
Chapter nine Augustine and Language (pages 111–124): Philip Burton
Chapter 10 Augustine's info 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 lifestyles (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 movement (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 sleek 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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Adv. Leg. C. 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).

34 in this volume), and a first choice for the embodiment of medieval Latin Christianity for Enlightenment historians, from Edward Gibbon in the eighteenth century to Ernst Troeltsch in the early twentieth – bore much of the weight of those prior disciplinary constructions. Nor was it pure coincidence that the two scholars mainly responsible for unleashing the counter-disciplinary force of the deceptively anodyne-sounding formula of “late antiquity,” namely Marrou and Brown, each deployed it on the strength of a prolonged personal engagement with Augustine’s writings.

Shortly afterwards, gasping for breath, grinding his teeth in a vain attempt to talk, and with his arms flailing wildly, the emperor died (Amm. Marc. 6; Zos. 2; Curran 1998: 83–8). In the decade before Valentinian’s unexpected demise, the eastern Emperor Valens – regarded by contemporaries as the more even-tempered of the brothers – also faced a series of challenges to his authority. From 365 to 366, Valens’ plans for a Persian campaign were delayed by the suppression of a serious revolt led by the general Procopius, who claimed to have been secretly nominated by Julian as his successor.

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