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Author: Saint Aurelius Augustinus,Bernard Mayes
ISBN: 0786108177
Language: English
Category: World
Publisher: Blackstone Pub (August 1, 1995)
Rating: 4.5
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SAINT AUGUSTINE (354-430), a philosopher and theologian, was born in the city of Tagaste, the present day Souk Ahras . One of the greatest books that discusses the Glory of God upon the human condition in such a enlightening and reasonable manner.

SAINT AUGUSTINE (354-430), a philosopher and theologian, was born in the city of Tagaste, the present day Souk Ahras, Algeria. A Latin Father and Doctor of the Church, he is one of the most important figures in the development of Western Christianity. I really enjoyed the book not only because of the incredible philosophical reasoning St. Augustine exercises in his examples, but because the "confessions" narrative of how he came to be from what what he was; really resonated with me as something I could relate to.

His work The City of God was written to console his fellow Christians shortly after the Visigoths had sacked Rome in 41. He is considered the patron saint of brewers, printers, theologians, and a number of cities and dioceses Relics.

His work The City of God was written to console his fellow Christians shortly after the Visigoths had sacked Rome in 410. Augustine worked tirelessly in trying to convince the people of Hippo to convert to Christianity. Though he had left his monastery, he continued to lead a monastic life in the episcopal residence.

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86 7 5 Kirjailija: Aurelius Augustinus,Augustine Augustine Lukija: Bernard Mayes. Saatavilla äänikirjana. Saatavilla e-kirjana. Written between AD 413 and 426, The City of God is one of the great cornerstones in the history of Christian thought, a book vital to understanding modern Western society. Augustine originally intended it to be an apology for Christianity against the accusation that the Church was responsible for the decline of the Roman Empire. Indeed, Augustine produced a great amount of evidence to prove that paganism was responsible for this event.

Труд блаженного Аврелия Августина The City of God . In this book Augustine teaches that the good angels wish God alone, whom they themselves serve, to receive that divine honor which is rendered by sacrifice, and which is called latreia. He then goes on to dispute against Porphyry about the principle and way of the soul's cleansing and deliverance.

by Saint Aurelius Augustinus. Narrated by Bernard Mayes. Written between AD 413 and 426, The City of God is one of the great cornerstones in the history of Christian thought, a book vital to understanding modern Western society

by Saint Aurelius Augustinus.

Complete summary of Aurelius Augustinus' The City of God. eNotes plot . eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The City of Go. For instance, in his first book of the series, Augustine addresses non-Christians who sought shelter and protection in the Christian churches of Rome but then claimed that Christians were to blame for Rome being attacked. Saint Augustine’s The City of God was a sophisticated answer to these charges, pointing out, contrary to the teaching of ancient philosophers, that no earthly political system could be relied upon for the satisfaction of the most important human needs, which are ultimately spiritual rather than material ones.

City of God is, as its final words proclaim itself to be, "a giant of a book . -Michael Joseph Gross. Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis, in English Augustine of Hippo, also known as St. Augustine, St. Austin, was bishop of Hippo Regius (present-day Annaba, Algeria). He was a Latin philosopher and theologian from the Africa Province of the Roman Empire and is generally considered as one of the greatest Christian thinkers of all times.

us/h/125701 Narrated by Bernard Mayes Duration 13 hours 4 minutes. This is a timeless work, completely applicable to everyone who has experienced the struggle between good and evil in his own soul

us/h/125701 Narrated by Bernard Mayes Duration 13 hours 4 minutes. This is a timeless work, completely applicable to everyone who has experienced the struggle between good and evil in his own soul. Augustine was raised by a devout Christian mother

Written by Saint Aurelius Augustinus, Audiobook narrated by Bernard Mayes .

Written by Saint Aurelius Augustinus, Audiobook narrated by Bernard Mayes. The City of God is one of the most important works of Christian history and philosophy ever written. The four books of Saint Augustine are a compilation of exegetical theology to guide the reader and listener in the understanding and interpretation of the Sacred Scriptures, according to the analogy of the faith. The first three books were written . 397 and the fourth was added .

Written by Saint Aurelius Augustinus, narrated by Bernard Mayes. Considered to be the first autobiographical work in history, this timeless book is completely applicable to everyone who has experienced the struggle between good and evil in his own soul. Saint Augustine, born in Constantine in 354 . was raised by a devout Christian mother. He abandoned the Christianity of his upbringing and had an illegitimate son.

St. Augustine's masterpiece is an interpretation of history in terms of the struggle between good and evil: the City of God in conflict with the City of the Devil. Abridged for the modern reader.
Comments (7)
great ant
I really enjoyed this book for a fresh glance at religion today. One must be prepared for a lot of confusion at first as the plot line appears non-existent as the author switches from one thing to another, but they are all related as one begins to see after the first fifty pages or so. It's a very "New York" novel and the passages about The Holocaust are very well written. Doctorow goes past magic realism into a John Dos Passos technique. If you like experimental fiction, try this book.
Samulkree
This is a brilliant book, only partly a novel, important to read and often thrilling, but not consistently compelling. Several motifs appear. Most resolve into the body of the piece, but a few remain frustratingly obscure. Doctorow's theme is our craving for transcendental and romantic meaning despite the failure of religion. While many postmoderns give a pass to "organized" religions in favor of a vague spirituality, Doctorow knows that if the metaphysical holds any meaning for mankind it must be vetted--tracked and challenged in all its sobersided and pop manifestations--by a community of seekers. City of God invites us in. It is Doctorow's gift that he can connect difficult theological and cosmological ideas and render them simply and vividly for his readers. We get a close-up view of the bleeding edge of contemporary philosophy. While we cannot expect closure to his tale, we can appreciate his wise guidance.
Dandr
I enjoy complex and demanding reading, which this was but also included a plot that held my interest in wanting to know how it turned out. This is not light reading and for me must be read when not tired or sleepy and could fully concentrate on its content. I would not recommend it to light readers. In face I struggled with some of the discussion of physics theory regarding space and time. The discussion about religion was easier to follow but not for those of fundamentalist Christian believers who don't want to listen to "the other side". I will probably read it again to catch all the details I missed the first time.
Tantil
Wow! What a great read. This has such a good explanation, I wish I had understood this decades ago. Easy reading of a very important topic. Do you live in "the city of man" or "the city of god"? If you rely upon yourself or others, you are not really and truly a citizen of the city of God
Akisame
I waited until I finished reading Doctorow's "City ofGod" before reading any reviews of this book - not sure why Imade that choice but once made I was thankful I had. If you're looking for his usual mix of historical fact with fascinating fiction, don't try this work. Work? Yes, that is exactly what this book is. And after wading through alot of pages that begged editing, I started over. City of God takes us back to college days, when we wandered from Philosophy to Religion to History to Psychology to Physics and to Biology classes. None of it pulls together until all the courses are finished THEN the magnificence of Doctorow's mind is appreciated. There is a good novel buried in this book, but the true rewards are found in Doctorow's philosphical excursions. His exploration of the beginning of the universe, his mingling the various philosophies that address man's condition and his search for meaning in a abusively chaotic cosmos, his paring down the tennants of Jewish and Christian thought - all these are done with enormous skill and read even better when approached a second and third time. Sometimes he is out of his territory - as when he maligns us with the oh-so-corny reinterpretations of banal songs. But Wow! this man's mind is impressive. And for those hardy readers who commit to finishing this literary task the retrospective gratification is magnificent!
Fek
Sometimes the notes are contradictory but for an overview of Augustine's massive book, it has been a help. It has nice sized print.
Blackworm
A compelling mix of science, history, and religion. Should you have interest in reconciling science and religion, then a must read.
Perhaps the best novel I have read in several years. Astounding depth in the interwoven stories about religious belief and unbelief in the late 20th century.