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Augustine : A Very Short Introduction - Henry Chadwick


A Very Short Introduction

Paperback Published: 22nd February 2001
ISBN: 9780192854520
Number Of Pages: 144

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By his writings, the surviving bulk of which exceeds that of any other ancient author, Augustine came to influence not only his contemporaries but also the West since his time. This Very Short Introduction traces the development of Augustine's thought, discussing his reaction to the thinkers before him, and themes such as freedom, creation, and the trinity. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

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List of illustrations 1: The formation of Augustine's mind: Cicero, Mani, Plato, Christ 2: Liberal arts 3: Free choice 4: A philosophical society 5: Vocation 6: Confessions 7: Unity and division 8: Creation and the Trinity 9: City of God 10: Nature and grace Further reading Index

ISBN: 9780192854520
ISBN-10: 0192854526
Series: Very Short Introductions
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 22nd February 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.3 x 11.1  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.13

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