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Aurelius Augustinus, Augustine of Hippo (November 13, 354-August 28, 430) is a saint and the pre-eminent Doctor of the Church according to Roman Catholicism; he was the eldest son of Saint Monica. In the Eastern Orthodox Church, which does not accept all of his teachings, he is usually called "Blessed Augustine." Many Protestants consider him to be a spiritual ancestor of Protestantism, in the sense that Protestantism's founder Martin Luther was deeply influenced by him (Luther was trained as an Augustinian monk).
This books so long--my kindle has 19,382 pages to turn. I am still reading it.
But it asks serious questions and answers in deep thoughts in age old background..
Still the best. No need for newer translations, especially by people who don't really understand Augustine. The Thomas Merton introduction is a little gem.Published 2 days ago by Reader i
I have no intention of rating one of the all time classics, save for saying that this is a very affordable way to access one of the all time classics.Published 17 days ago by Philip Barrington
Saint Augustine reveals the reality that God is the source of unity and peace. Society is governed by the laws that God surgery for that purpose. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Padre
A very hard book to read, but well worth the time if you want to invest learning about an interesting perspective about the Lord and the kingdom of heavenPublished 2 months ago by drey c.