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2. Liberal arts

2. Liberal arts  

Henry Chadwick

in Augustine: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2001
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Sep 2013
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9780191776762
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854520.003.0002
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Augustine did not draw sharp lines between philosophy and theology. This could be because he was heavily influenced by Platonism. He described the motive which led people to philosophize in ... More
4. A philosophical society

4. A philosophical society  

Henry Chadwick

in Augustine: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2001
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Sep 2013
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9780191776762
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854520.003.0004
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In 388, Augustine returned to his native Africa and settled in his home town of Thagaste to practice an experiment in ascetic retirement. The Thagaste community he developed, despite not ... More
5. Vocation

5. Vocation  

Henry Chadwick

in Augustine: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2001
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Augustine did not find that he could provide answers to all the questions that troubled him while at Thagaste. In 391, on a visit to Hippo Regius, he was forcibly ordained presbyter for a ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Peter Marshall

in The Reformation: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2009
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Sep 2013
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9780191777066
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10.1093/actrade/9780199231317.003.0001
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The ‘Introduction’ asks: What was the Reformation? Scholars from differing backgrounds have created myths to explain the phenomenon. There have been numerous attempts to reform ... More
Augustine: A Very Short Introduction

Augustine: A Very Short Introduction  

Henry Chadwick

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2001
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Sep 2013
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9780191776762
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854520.001.0001
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book
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9780192854520
Augustine: A Very Short Introduction traces the development of Augustine's thought, discussing his reaction to the thinkers before him, and themes such as freedom, creation, ... More

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