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Proteus and Participation

Gerald P. Boersma

in Augustine's Early Theology of Image: A Study in the Development of Pro-Nicene Theology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190251369
eISBN:
9780190251444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251369.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, History of Christianity

The Contra Academicos dialogue, set in the contemplative leisure of Cassiciacum, explores the question of whether eternal, immaterial truth can be known in the temporal, material order. The title ... More


Early Thought

CAROL HARRISON

in Beauty and Revelation in the Thought of Saint Augustine

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263425
eISBN:
9780191682544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263425.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter describes the early thoughts of Augustine. The first section examines the role of beauty in Augustine's conversion. Here, Augustine recounts the questions which he asked himself as a ... More


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