Earlier Writings

Augustine of Hippo

420 pages, Paperback

ISBN: 066424162X


Language: English

Publish: January 1, 1953

These are Augustine’s writings from the time of his conversion to Christianity in AD 386 until he became Bishop of Hippo in 395-396. Included are eight of the most important treatises from this period in which Augustine’s Christian position was being formulated. With each work is a brief introduction & Augustine’s own review of the treatise.

Long recognized for the quality of its translations, introductions, explanatory notes & indexes, the Library of Christian Classics provides scholars & students with modern English translations of some of the most significant Christian theological texts in history. Thru these works–each written prior to the end of the 16th century–contemporary readers are able to engage the ideas that have shaped Christian theology & the church thru the centuries.

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