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Art and the Christian intelligence in St. Augustine

Robert J. O"Connell

Art and the Christian intelligence in St. Augustine

by Robert J. O"Connell

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo -- Aesthetics.,
  • Aesthetics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementRobert J. O"Connell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB655.Z7 O26 1978b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 251 p. ;
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4474024M
    ISBN 100631191704
    LC Control Number79301367

    summarizes the discussion in his work, St. Augustine's Confessions: the Odyssey of Soul (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press, ), pp. See also his Art and the Christian Intelligence in St. Augustine (Oxford: Blackwell, ), chapters 5 and 6, for a powerful defence of the artistic unity of the Confessions.   St. Augustine's City of God is a composition which can be considered his most notable work, even when one considers solely its sheer length and the quantity of time which he dedicated toward its is divided into twenty-two books, each of which addresses an aspect of the composition's subject matter in a fashion which is focused and yet .

    Augustine is recognized as a saint in the Catholic Church, the Eastern Christian Church, and the Anglican Communion and as a preeminent Doctor of the Church. He is also the patron of the Augustinians. His memorial is celebrated on 28 August, the day of his death. Augustine is the patron saint of brewers, printers, Born: 13 November AD, Thagaste, . In the Western world there is a rich tradition of the life of the mind. Much of the emphasis on the life of the mind in the West flows from our Christian inheritance, as seen in the biblical documents, and in key thinkers of the West (e.g., Augustine, .

    BOOK IV ARGUMENT. CHAP. THIS WORK NOT INTENDED AS A TREATISE ON RHETORIC. 1. THIS work of mine, which is entitled On Christian Doctrine, was at the commencement divided into two parts. For, after a preface, in which I answered by anticipation those who were likely to take exception to the work, I said, "There are two things on which all. Socrates Meets Kierkegaard The Father of Philosophy Meets the Father of Christian Existentialism Kreft, Peter. No philosopher since Augustine had more strings to his bow than Søren Kierkegaard. He wrote from many points of view, in many literary styles, about many topics (not all of them traditional philosophical topics).


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He suggests that Augustine's need to understand, and by understanding to exorcise, art's spell on him provides a key to all the philosophical and theological questions that absorbed him. Seen in this light, St. Augustine's aesthetic may lie at the very heart of his : Robert J.

O'Connell. Art and the Christian intelligence in St. Augustine [O'Connell, Robert J] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Art and the Christian intelligence in St. AugustineCited by: St. Augustine was a consummate artist as well as a great philosopher, and he was deeply concerned with art, beauty and human values.

But little attention has been paid to his theory of aesthetics. Now a distinguished Augustine scholar turns to this important subject and offers a book that is at once engaging, comprehensive and complete.

Get this from a library. Art and the Christian intelligence in St. Augustine. [Robert J O'Connell]. Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen Bradford.

Augustine developed the Christian principles of original sin, divine grace, and predestination. The theological aspects of both Catholic and Protestant theology are based Augustine's ideas. His ideas also influenced the Reformation leaders John Calvin and Martin Luther, and philosophers Immanuel Kant and Blaise Pascal.

Exegesis is the act of interpreting a Biblical text, and few Christian thinkers have raised it to such an art form as Augustine. In B you can see some of Augustine's principles of exegesis in action, although he lays out his theories more explicitly in On Christian Doctrine, which he was writing at about the same time as the Confessions.

On Christian Doctrine (Book I) who endeavor by an effort of the intelligence to reach a conception of God, place Him above all visible and bodily natures, and even above all dens of iniquity though they be, if a man is fond of a particular actor, and enjoys his art as a great or even as the very greatest good, he is fond of all who join.

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Augustine was a Christian philosopher who lived in the early 5th century AD on the fringes of the rapidly declining Roman Empire, in the North African town of Hippo (present day Annaba, in Algeria).

The four books of St. Augustine On Christian Doctrine (De Doctrina Christiana, iv libri) are a commend of exegetical theology to guide the reader in the understanding and interpretation of the Sacred Scriptures, according to the analogy of faith.

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Augustine probably began work on the Confessions around the yearwhen he was 43 years old. Augustine's precise motivation for writing his life story at that point is not clear, but there are at least two possible causes.

First, his contemporaries were suspicious of him because of his Classical, pagan-influenced education; his brilliant. Chapter 1.— This Work Not Intended as a Treatise on Rhetoric.

This work of mine, which is entitled On Christian Doctrine, was at the commencement divided into twoafter a preface, in which I answered by anticipation those who were likely to take exception to the work, I said, There are two things on which all interpretation of Scripture depends: the mode of.

BOOK FIVE. A year of decision. Faustus comes to Carthage and Augustine is disenchanted in his hope for solid demonstration of the truth of Manichean doctrine.

He decides to flee from his known troubles at Carthage to troubles yet unknown at Rome. Saint Augustine, John W. Rettig (). “Tractates on the Gospel of John 28–54 (The Fathers of the Church, Volume 88)”, p, CUA Press 46 Copy quote.

Confessions study guide contains a biography of Saint Augustine, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. Xenophon’s only true Socratic discourse, the Oeconomicus, is a dialogue between Socrates and a gentleman-farmer on the art of household management and the art of farming as practiced on a gentleman’s estate.

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Faustina to reveal the heart of Divine Mercy. He offers an invitation and a road map so that Divine Mercy, the overflow of love from the Holy Trinity, can transform your life.5/5(1). Saint Augustine (ô´gəstēn, –tĬn; ôgŭs´tĬn), Lat. Aurelius Augustinus, –, one of the Latin Fathers of the Church and a Doctor of the Church, bishop of Hippo (near present-day Annaba, Algeria), b.

Tagaste (c mi/60 km S of Hippo). Life Augustine's mother, St. Monica, was a great influence in his life. She brought him up as a Christian, but he gave up his religion when he. Confessions (Latin: Confessiones) is the name of an autobiographical work, consisting of 13 books, by Saint Augustine of Hippo, written in Latin between and AD.

The work outlines Saint Augustine's sinful youth and his conversion to English translations of it are sometimes published under the title The Confessions of Saint Augustine in order to distinguish the book. Let’s turn to your books. The first one you’ve chosen is the Confessions of St Augustine, who was a bishop in Hippo (in modern day Algeria) in the 4th-5th century and was canonized in by Boniface VIII.

Though it was written a while ago, interestingly, it is, nonetheless, one of Five Books’s most recommended books. Birth of St Augustine, by Antonio Vivarini, circa We know more about him than any other figure from the ancient world, and his personality and intelligence shine more brightly than his 3/5.This volume presents Augustine's De Civitate Dei (City of God) books XI-XXII in a new modern translation suitable for all readers.

Covering everything from demons, to the authority of Scripture, the human body, the nature of peace, the day of judgment, and more, books XI-XXII form a critical section in this magisterial work by the first truly great non-apostolic :