Augustine (400) – Letter 55, To Januarius – Sabbath, Sacraments, Psalmody

Thanks for reading this latest installment from my current project of reading (and blogging) through Augustine’s works. This book is known as Letter 55 (A.D. 400) [Also called Book II of Replies to Questions of Januarius.] To His Beloved Son Januarius, Augustine Sends Greeting in the Lord. These are  longer letters and the two letters …

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Augustine (400) – Letter 54, To Januarius

Thanks for reading this latest installment from my current project of reading (and blogging) through Augustine’s works. This book is known as Letter 54 (A.D. 400) [Also called Book I of Replies to Questions of Januarius.] To His Beloved Son Januarius, Augustine Sends Greeting in the Lord. These are longer letters and the two letters …

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On The Catechizing of the Uninstructed (400) – Part 2

Thanks for reading this latest installment from my current project of reading (and blogging) through Augustine’s works. This book, known as On The Catechizing of the Uninstructed, is one of Augustine's longest early works at around 375 pages and comprised of 33 books. In his introduction, Augustine here states the purpose of this work of …

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On The Catechizing of the Uninstructed (400) – Part 1

Thanks for reading this latest installment from my current project of reading (and blogging) through Augustine’s works. This book, known as On The Catechizing of the Uninstructed, is one of Augustine's longest early works at around 375 pages and comprised of 33 books. In his introduction, Augustine here states the purpose of this work of …

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The remedy to pride according to Augustine.

I love the train of thought that Augustine takes here. Enemy is adverse to love. Pride is the mother of envy. Mankind is swollen with pride. The humble Christ and his divine love is the remedy to our miserable pride! Consequently, inasmuch as there is nothing more adverse to love than envy, and as pride …

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