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4.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic introduction to Augustine's theology
Bourke does a wonderful job summarizing Augustine's theology on a wide range of issues: God, the Trinity, the church, etc. It is organized by topic, with a short introduction to each topic. It draws on a much wider selection of his writings than most people will have read.

The only drawback is due to the nature of Augustine's prose. Because he has a very...
Published on December 4, 2006 by Jason S. Ralph

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2.0 out of 5 stars Poor Quality
The quality of the print was so poor that it appeared blurry. The paper was also poor quality. I do not recommend the book based on the physical appearance.
Published on October 6, 2008 by Janick


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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic introduction to Augustine's theology, December 4, 2006
This review is from: The Essential Augustine (Paperback)
Bourke does a wonderful job summarizing Augustine's theology on a wide range of issues: God, the Trinity, the church, etc. It is organized by topic, with a short introduction to each topic. It draws on a much wider selection of his writings than most people will have read.

The only drawback is due to the nature of Augustine's prose. Because he has a very particular manner of writting and ensures that the reader follows, passages can be awkward out of context and prevents it from being a quick read. But then again, should Augustine really be a 'quick read'?
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7 of 15 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Poor Quality, October 6, 2008
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This review is from: The Essential Augustine (Paperback)
The quality of the print was so poor that it appeared blurry. The paper was also poor quality. I do not recommend the book based on the physical appearance.
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