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Augustine and the Disciplines: From Cassiciacum to Confessions

Karla Pollmann and Mark Vessey (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230044
eISBN:
9780191696381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230044.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book takes its cue from Augustine's theory of the liberal arts to explore the larger question of how the Bible became the focus of medieval culture in the West. Augustine himself became ... More


Milton

A. D. Nuttall

in The Alternative Trinity: Gnostic Heresy in Marlowe, Milton, and Blake

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184621
eISBN:
9780191674327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184621.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Drama

Milton — long thought to be England's second-greatest poet, author of the principal English justification of God the Creator, systematic misogynist, classicist, Puritan — presents himself in De ... More


Introduction

Mark Vessey

in Augustine and the Disciplines: From Cassiciacum to Confessions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230044
eISBN:
9780191696381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230044.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter provides a background to the study on Augustine. With respect to the scholarship since Marrou, two tendencies were formed from the essays composed for a conference on ‘Augustine and the ... More


Augustine's Hermeneutics as a Universal Discipline!?

Karla Pollmann

in Augustine and the Disciplines: From Cassiciacum to Confessions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230044
eISBN:
9780191696381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230044.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter explores the possibilities of Augustine's hermeneutics as a universal discipline. As an account of De Doctrina Christiana, set against the backdrop of ancient theorising on language, the ... More


The Grammarian's Spoils: De Doctrina Christiana and the Contexts of Literary Education

Catherine M. Chin

in Augustine and the Disciplines: From Cassiciacum to Confessions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230044
eISBN:
9780191696381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230044.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter places the De Doctrina Christiana in the context of grammatical education. The difficulty in assimilating this work to any single ancient model may be a sign of its special relationship ... More


Milton's Words

Annabel Patterson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199573462
eISBN:
9780191702112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573462.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

After a short account of Milton's life as a writer, this book guides us through Milton's poetry and polemical prose. What do Milton's words look like when we acknowledge their personal and political ... More


Divination and the Disciplines of Knowledge according to Augustine

William E. Klingshirn

in Augustine and the Disciplines: From Cassiciacum to Confessions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230044
eISBN:
9780191696381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230044.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses divination and the disciplines of knowledge, looking at a sermon preached by Augustine in Hippo shortly before he became bishop, in which he provides a comprehensive survey of ... More


Milton’s Christian Temper

N. H. Keeble

in John Milton: Life, Writing, Reputation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264706
eISBN:
9780191734557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264706.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter discusses Milton's Christian temper. It is believed Milton did not belong to any worshipping Christian community. No existing records ecist to attest that he attended Christian service, ... More


‘Medicinall Concoctions’: Equity and Charity in the Lincoln's Inn Sermons

Katrin Ettenhuber

in Donne's Augustine: Renaissance Cultures of Interpretation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199609109
eISBN:
9780191729553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609109.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter continues to track Donne's preoccupation with the Augustinian idea of charity in his Lincoln's Inn sermons. When preaching to an audience of lawyers, Donne emphasizes the public and ... More


Byron, Milton, and Doctrines of Christian Liberty: Cain and Paradise Regained

Joan Blythe

in Liberty and Poetic Licence: New Essays on Byron

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235897
eISBN:
9781846315428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235897.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the relationship between Milton's Paradise Regained and Byron's Cain. It compares these two works with particular emphasis on the concepts of intellectual freedom and Christian ... More


Conclusions

Eric Plumer

in Augustine's Commentary on Galatians: Introduction, Text, Translation, and Notes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199244393
eISBN:
9780191601194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244391.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Consistent with his dual role as parish priest and spiritual director of a monastic community, Augustine chose to write a commentary on Galatians that is essentially pastoral, intended not only to ... More


Augustine's Commentary on Galatians: Introduction, Text, Translation, and Notes

Eric Plumer

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199244393
eISBN:
9780191601194
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244391.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Here translated into English for the first time, Augustine's Commentary on Galatians is his only complete, formal commentary on any book of the Bible, and it offers unique insights into his ... More


Augustine in Relation to the Other Latin Commentators on Paul in Late Antiquity

Eric Plumer

in Augustine's Commentary on Galatians: Introduction, Text, Translation, and Notes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199244393
eISBN:
9780191601194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244391.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Compares Augustine's Commentary with the other Latin commentaries on Galatians from this period, chiefly with a view to tracing lines of influence, and uncovers a complex network of interconnections ... More


Augustine as a Reader of Galatians

Eric Plumer

in Augustine's Commentary on Galatians: Introduction, Text, Translation, and Notes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199244393
eISBN:
9780191601194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244391.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Drawing partly upon De Doctrina Christiana, partly upon other writings of Augustine, Ch. 4 examines the hermeneutical presuppositions with which Augustine approaches the Bible. Of these ... More


Milton's Messiah: The Son of God in the Works of John Milton

Russell M. Hillier

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591886
eISBN:
9780191725326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591886.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In the realm of Milton scholarship there have been extensive studies of Milton's representations of God, Satan, the angels, Adam and Eve, and Chaos, among others. This book provides the first ... More


‘In Power of Others, Never in My Own’: The Meaning of Slavery in Samson Agonistes

Martin Dzelzainis

in Milton in the Long Restoration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198769774
eISBN:
9780191822605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769774.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

While much has been written on Milton and liberty, especially in relation to republicanism, its antonym—slavery—has attracted little attention, even in the case of Samson Agonistes. This chapter ... More


Introduction: Futurity Two Ways, from Milton to Now

Dustin D. Stewart

in Futures of Enlightenment Poetry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198857792
eISBN:
9780191890413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857792.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The introductory chapter elaborates definitions of two opposed but entangled poetic tendencies, calling one mortalist and the other spiritualist. It draws extended examples from John Milton ... More


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