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(Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian church

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Augustine was glad in his heart that he had married so undiscerning a woman; but as the glosses and civilities of the honeymoon wore away, he discovered that a beautiful young woman, who has lived all her life to be caressed and waited on, might prove quite a hard mistress in domestic life.
But, how in the world can Miss Ophelia get along with Augustine St.
When a boy, it had been hers to teach him his catechism, mend his clothes, comb his hair, and bring him up generally in the way he should go; and her heart having a warm side to it, Augustine had, as he usually did with most people, monopolized a large share of it for himself, and therefore it was that he succeeded very easily in persuading her that the "path of duty" lay in the direction of New Orleans, and that she must go with him to take care of Eva, and keep everything from going to wreck and ruin during the frequent illnesses of his wife.
The former executioner of Bethune, who has just been brought in here, assassinated by Spaniards, and who is now being confessed by an Augustine friar.
There you must find the curate, or if he is not at home, go to the convent of the Augustines, which is the last house on the right, and bring me one of the brothers.
By the time Augustine appears in the historical record, he is already (re)writing the story of himself and his associates--literally rewriting it in the case of the Cassiciacum dialogues from late 386, edited from the shorthand transcripts.
In Naxos's new audio recording of The Confessions of Saint Augustine, British actor Mark Meadows offers a compelling, earnest interpretation of one of the most influential works in Christian theology and Western literature.
Augustine residents will discover 112 pages of heartwarming stories about local residents who spend their days fundraising, on mission trips, and saving lives - both literally and figuratively, plus read a delightful full-length editorial celebrating the 150 year anniversary of the Sisters of St.
Although it is often debated just how well versed Augustine was in this cult since he was only a "Hearer" rather than one of its "Elect," Lane Fox's conclusion is that Augustine knew rather more than less.
Augustine in particular contributed to this heightened concern with his exegetical treatment of the Psalms, Enarrationes in Psalmos.
Augustine (354-430), bishop of Hippo, came from Thagaste, a small town in North Africa.
Augustine for the Philosophers: The Rhetor of Hippo, the Confessions, and the Continentals.
Thus Peter King concludes that "Augustinian ascent and Neoplatonic ascent are entirely different enterprises," and Thomas Ekenberg points out that Augustine's "conversion is not so much a voluntary act of his own as something done to him," resulting in the assertion that for Augustine "the will is not Augustine's own, and so is in a very fundamental way distinct from, and wholly independent of, his reason and his emotions.
There are two things that drive Augustine experts especially crazy: 1) when his youthful licentiousness is exaggerated, 2) when his mothers role in his life is misinterpreted.
Augustine's Theology of Preaching is a scholarly study of Augustine of Hippo (354-430), also known as Saint Augustine or Saint Austin, who is well known as a Christian theologian and philosopher.