Augustine and the Bible (The Bible through the Ages) by Pamela Bright PDF

By Pamela Bright

in accordance with the acclaimed French quantity Saint Augustin et l. a. Bible, this translation with extra decisions honors the superbly wrought monument to the scholarly examine of Anne-Marie los angeles Bonnardière and her colleagues. Editor Pamela brilliant deals the 1st English language version of the extremely popular Bible de Tous les Temps, released by way of Beauchesne Editeur in Paris. This quantity provides the findings of eminent students at the Bible in Augustine's letters, in his preaching, in polemics, within the urban of God, and as a resource for Christian ethics, following the chronological order of Augustine's works from the mid-eighties of the fourth century to only ahead of his loss of life in 430. half I examines what will be recognized of the phases of Augustine's stumble upon with the biblical texts and which texts have been formative for him sooner than he assumed his ministry of the notice. half II is dedicated to a really varied form of encounter-Augustine's grappling with the hermeneutical process originating within the province of Africa. half III describes Augustine's first foray into the sector of biblical polemics while he opposes the Manichees, the very staff who first brought him to a research of the "obscurities" of the biblical textual content. And partially IV, the reader encounters the main ordinary voice of Augustine-that of the tireless preacher of the Word.

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