Concerning Faith of Things Not Seen (400)

Thanks for reading this latest installment from my current project of reading (and blogging) through Augustine’s works. This book, known as Concerning Faith of Things Not Seen, is one of Augustine's longest shortest works at only around 14 pages. According to the editor of "Complete Works of the Church Fathers", "This tract was thought spurious …

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Augustine’s Exposition of Psalm 3

As usual, Augustine points us to Christ in the Psalms. The words, I slept, and took rest; and rose, for the Lord will take me up, lead us to believe that this Psalm is to be understood as in the Person of Christ; for they sound more applicable to the Passion and Resurrection of our …

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Augustine (401) – Of the Good of Marriage

Thanks for reading this latest installment from my current project of reading (and blogging) through Augustine’s works. This book, known as "Of the Good of Marriage" is stated by the editor as follows "This treatise, and the following (Of Holy Virginity), were written against somewhat that still remained of the heresy of Jovinian... That Augustine …

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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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