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Tilley, "The Use of Scripture in Christian North Africa: An Examination of Donatist Hermeneutics" (PhD diss.
As the Donatist Bishop Primian said, "The sons of the martyrs and the brood of traditores can never meet.
The Donatist Church: a movement of protest in Roman North Africa.
Preacher of Grace: A Critical Reappraisal of Augustine's Doctrine of Grace in His Sermones ad Populum on Liturgical Feasts and during the Donatist Controversy.
The life of Augustine of Hippo; Part 2: The Donatist controversy (396-411).
There may be fanaticism but there is no hypocrisy in Augustine's response to Donatist heretics whom he caused to be imprisoned that "it is fitting that you should be drawn forcibly away from a pernicious error, in which you are enemies to your own souls, and brought to acquaint yourselves with the truth.
Augustine, so important to the English Reformers as the primary authority of Antiquity, testifying to the authority of Catholicity in the Donatist controversy of the fourth century.
Luther was ardently opposed to any Donatist tendencies within the church.
From their contact with other dissident groups, the Poor came to adopt Donatist beliefs.
But while it is easy to see similarities between Donatist and Kharijite principles of authority, clear proof of a connection still seems to be lacking.
Although Augustine wrote against the surviving Donatist sect, rather than against Donatus himself, Hubmaier was likely aware that the eras in which Donatus and Augustine lived were proximate to each other.
Wiseman relies particularly on Augustine's "golden sentence" that explains how, in reference to the Donatist controversy, one can distinguish the true Catholic Church from false claimants to the title ("Catholic and Anglican" 224).
33) Augustine probably rued his decision to countenance the use of force in the suppression of the Donatist heretics, for by this action he set an unfortunate precedent that took as firm a root as his more general aversion toward the employment of coercive means in religious matters.
He offers an example, argues that Augustine of Hippo (354-430) wanted Africa to be Christian rather than what he called pagan, but more significantly wanted people to adopt Catholic Christianity rather than Donatist, Manichean, Arian, or any other form of Christianity.
By the time he embarked on his Notes on Romans two years later, the Book of Rules of the Donatist Tyconius had revealed to him how the scriptural canon could be read as a "continuous and consistent record of God's saving acts in history" (163).