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Augustine of Hippo (Library of World Biography Series)

By Thomas F. Martin, Allan F Fitzgerald

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Nov 1, 2010


Augustine of Hippo: Faithful Servant, Spiritual Leader, part of the Libary of World Biography Series, 1/e, is a concise and readable text. Each interpretive biography in the Library of World Biography Series focuses on a person whose actions and ideas either significantly influenced world events or whose life reflects important themes and developments in global history.

Table of Contents


Chapter One: Augustine’s World

Chapter Two: Augustine’s Childhood — A Son of Great Promise (conf. I.16.26)

Chapter Three: Augustine’s Youth — Sizzling in Carthage (conf. III.1.1)

Chapter Four: Augustine the Man — In Pursuit of a Future

Chapter Five: Augustine’s Conversion — The doctors call it a crisis! (cf. conf. VI.1.1)

Chapter Six: Augustine the Convert  — Comings and Goings

Chapter Seven: Augustine the Priest — A Future Found, a Past Remembered

Chapter Eight: Augustine and the Donatist challenge — Compelling Love

Chapter Nine: Augustine, Bishop of Hippo Regius — Building Community

Chapter Ten: Augustine and God’s Freedom — Against All Odds

Chapter Eleven: Augustine the Spiritual Leader — A Dying City


A Note on the Sources

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