Boldness and Reserve: A Lesson from St. Augustine
- THE GOOD SAMARITAN: The unidentified man who fell among robbers on the Jericho road. STENHOUSE, PAUL // Compass (10369686);Winter2013, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p35
The article reflects on the parable of the Good Samaritan in relation to figurative speech and allegory. It briefly discusses several broadminded allegorists including St. Augustine, Clement of Alexandria, and St. John Chrysostom. A summary of the parable and absence of several minor details...
- The problem of service to unjust regimes in Augustine's `City of God'. Burnell, Peter // Journal of the History of Ideas;Apr-Jun93, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p177
Analyzes Augustine's support of religious persecution and apparent willingness to regard as a duty acquiescence in the civil injustices perpetrated by established authorities. Dependence of other morality on religion in the `City of God'; Complete priority of religion in civil affairs; Nature...
- Augustine as a very important theologian. McBrien, Richard P. // National Catholic Reporter;8/11/95, Vol. 31 Issue 36, p2
Focuses on St. Augustine of Hippo as a theologian. Protestants as embracing Augustine; Emphasis on the absolute need for grace; Pessimism about the possibilities of human reformation; Opposition to Manichaeism and Donatists; `Rule of St. Augustine'.
- The good life. Foster, R.J. // Christianity Today;12/11/87, Vol. 31 Issue 18, p20
Author reflects on aspects of St. Augustine's conversion journey that are relevant to those of us immersed in today's pluralistic society. St. Augustine's journey was more than a pilgrimage searching for health and wealth. Crucial to Augustine'sseeking after God was the yearning aroused in him...
- Tough love. // Leadership -- A Practical Journal for Church Leaders;Spring96, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p11
Presents a quotation from Saint Augustine which counsels on how to deal with misguided people.
- Confessions 7.9: What has Athens to do with Jerusalem? Herzman, Ronald // Journal of Education;1997, Vol. 179 Issue 1, p49
Focuses on the multicultural tensions of concern to modern educators modelled in Book VII of philosopher Saint Augustine's dialogue `Confessions.' Parallels between biblical character Jacob and Augustine; Implications of Augustine's Christian encounter with the Platonists on Western civilization.
- The Holy Spirit as the mutual love of the Father and the Son. Coffey, David // Theological Studies;Jun90, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p193
Examines the mutual-love theory of the Trinity of Saint Augustine. Mutual-love theory founded on scripture; Place in theology.
- `Only something good can be evil': The secular genesis of Augustine's secular ambivalence. Russell, Frederick H. // Theological Studies;Dec90, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p698
Examines the causes of Augustine's attitude towards controversies involving Christian political and social life. Adherence and subsequent disenchantment with the Manichean sect; Views regarding theodicy; Secular pessimism.
- Repent! Oakes, Edward T. // Commonweal;3/25/94, Vol. 121 Issue 6, p30
Presents an analogy of Saint Augustine's view of churches as hospitals to the sex scandal at a minor seminary in Santa Barbara, California. Media coverage of the scandal; Related comments from Joseph Chinnici, superior of the Santa Barbara Franciscan province; Viewed need for repentance.