Explaining the inexplicable: Augustine on the fall
- FIGHTING WORDS. Olson, Roger E. // Christian History;2000, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p28
Focuses on Augustine's controversial theological ideas. View of some religious sects regarding his teachings; Distinctive doctrine that answered the theological enemies; Nature and source of evil; Nature of the church and its sacraments; Notion of original sin, grace and free will, and...
- The Sin of Everyman. // Time;3/21/1969, Vol. 93 Issue 12, p66
The article presents the author's view on the original sin, man's first disobedience committed by Adam and Eve at the Garden of Eden. Reverend Herbert Haag, a Catholic Biblical scholar at the University of Tingen in Germany, argues that there is no biblical basis for the doctrine. The author...
- 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...
- A Correction. DOYLE, SARSFIELD // America;7/19/1930, Vol. 43 Issue 15, p362
A correction to the article "St. Augustine and the Anglican Church" that was published in the July 5, 1930 issue is presented.
- 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.