St. Augustine, Of the citie of God with the learned comments of Io. Lod. Viues by Augustine of Hippo

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Other titlesSt. Avgvstine, Of the citie of God, Saint Augustine, Of the citie of God, Of the citie of God
StatementEnglished by J.H.
ContributionsHealey, John, d. 1610., Vives, Juan Luis, 1492-1540., Eld, George, d. 1624, printer., English Printing Collection (Library of Congress)
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LC ClassificationsBR65.A64 E5 1610
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Pagination[20], 921, [11] p. (1st and last leaves blank) ;
Number of Pages921
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Open LibraryOL6608591M
LC Control Number18012141

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He then goes on to dispute against Porphyry about the principle and way of the soul's cleansing and deliverance. Chapter 1.—. This book treats of the end of the city of God, that is to say, of the eternal happiness of the saints; the faith of the resurrection of the body is established and explained; and the work concludes by showing how the saints, clothed in immortal and spiritual bodies, shall be employed.

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he speaks of the blessings and ills of life, which then, as always, happened to good and bad men alike. The angry wrangling between the two communities prompted Augustine to begin writing The City of God in The first ten books of The City of God, which make up the first part of the work, refute the pagans’ charges that Christians brought about the fall of Rome.

The first five books deal with the pagan belief that people must worship the old gods to achieve material advantages in this world, including. augustin first discusses the doctrine of fate, for the sake of confuting those who are disposed to refer to fate the power and increase of the roman empire, which could not be attributed to false gods, as has been shown in the preceding book.

after that, he proves that there is no contradiction between god's prescience and our free will. the city of god:index.

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Book 10 In this book Augustine teaches that the good angels wish God alone, whom they themselves serve, to receive that divine honor which is rendered by sacrifice, and which is called latreia.

He then goes on to dispute against Porphyry about the principle and way of the soul's cleansing and deliverance.

Includes the Catholic Encyclopedia, Church Fathers, Summa, Bible and more — all for only $ Augustine censures the pagans, who attributed the calamities of the world, and especially the recent sack of Rome by the Goths, to the Christian religion, and its prohibition of the worship of the gods.

He speaks of the blessings and ills of life, which then, as always, happened to good and bad men alike. Augustine's City of God, a monumental work of religious lore, philosophy, and history, was written as a kind of literary tombstone for Roman culture. After the sack of Rome, Augustine wrote this book to anatomize the corruption of Romans' pursuit of earthly pleasures: "grasping for praise, open-handed with their money; honest in the pursuit of wealth, they wanted to hoard glory."/5().

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Includes the Catholic Encyclopedia, Church Fathers, Summa, Bible and more — all for only $ Augustine traces the parallel courses of the earthly and heavenly cities from the time of Abraham to the end of the world; and alludes to the oracles regarding Christ, both those uttered by the Sibyls, and those of the sacred prophets who wrote after the foundation of Rome, Hosea, Amos, Isaiah, Micah, and their.

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Includes the Catholic Encyclopedia, Church Fathers, Summa, Bible and more — all for only $ This volume presents Augustine's De Civitate Dei (City of God) books I-X in a new modern translation suitable for all readers. Covering everything from Christianity's relationship to Rome, to the nature of idolatry and the real reasons for Rome's downfall, books I-X form a critical section in this magisterial work by the first truly great non-apostolic :   St Augustine, bishop of Hippo, was one of the central figures in the history of Christianity, and City of God is one of his greatest theological works.

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The original City of God contained twenty-two books and filles three regular-sized volumes. This edition has been skillfully abridged for the intelligent general reader by Vernon J.

Bourke, author of Augustine’s Quest for Wisdom, making the heart of this monumental work available to a wide audience. In Thomas Merton’s words, "The City of God is the autobiography of the Church written by the most Catholic of her great saints." This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition is a complete and unabridged version of the Marcus Dods translation.

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Augustine develops the two cities theme with vast information. It was difficult for me to sustain the level of attention for this monumental work throughout/5(76).

Source: Saint Augustine, A Select Library of the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church. Vol. II St. Augustin’s City of God and Christian Doctrine, ed. Philip Schaff, LL.D. (Buffalo: The Christian Literature Co., ).

Complete Table of Contents. EDITOR’S PREFACE THE CITY OF GOD. TRANSLATOR’S PREFACE. BOOK I. Augustine of Hippo's masterpiece The City of God is one of the greatest books ever written, yet its size - nearly 1, pages - too often intimidates even serious readers. Composed in the years after the sack of Rome in the fifth century, it ushers you on an astounding historical and theological journey through the final years of the ancient world.

St Augustine, bishop of Hippo, was one of the central figures in the history of Christianity, and City of God is one of his greatest theological works. Written as an eloquent defence of the faith at a time when the Roman Empire was on the brink of collapse, it examines the ancient pagan religions of Rome, the arguments of the Greek philosophers and the revelations of the Bible/5(6).

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Read by Darren Slider. Rome having been stormed and sacked by the Goths under Alaric their king, the worshipers of false gods, or pagans, as we commonly call them, made an attempt to attribute this calamity to the Christian religion, and began to blaspheme the true God with even more than their wonted bitterness and acerbity.

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Augustine's background and what led him to write The City of God Explain why Romans blamed Christians for the fall of Rome Identify three main points St. Augustine wrote about in The.Augustine of Hippo (/ ɔː ˈ ɡ ʌ s t ɪ n /; Latin: Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis; 13 November – 28 August AD), also known as Saint Augustine, was a theologian and philosopher from Numidia whose writings influenced the development of Western philosophy and Western was the bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa and is viewed as one of the most important Church Born: 13 November AD, Thagaste, Numidia .

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