Augustine: A Very Short Introduction
By (author) Henry Chadwick
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Augustine: A Very Short Introduction by Henry Chadwick
Book DescriptionBy his writings, the surviving bulk of which exceeds that of any other ancient author, Augustine came to influence not only his contemporaries but also the West since his time. This Very Short Introduction traces the development of Augustine's thought, discussing his reaction to the thinkers before him, and themes such as freedom, creation, and the trinity. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780192854520
(179mm x 113mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 22-Feb-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Henry Chadwick
Augustine of Hippo, Paperback (August 2010)
A biography of Augustine's life, as interpreted by the acclaimed church historian, the late Professor Henry Chadwick. Augustine's intellectual development is recounted with clarity and warmth, providing a characteristically rigorous yet sympathetic narrative of this central figure in the history of Christian thought.
Confessions, Paperback (August 2008)
"Translation, introduction, and notes Henry Chadwick c1991."--T.p. verso.
East and West - The Making of a Rift in the Church, Paperback (May 2005)
The greatest Christian split of all has been that between east and west, between Roman Catholic and eastern Orthodox. This title provides an account of the emergence of divisions between Rome and Constantinople. Starting with the roots of the divergence in Apostolic times, it takes the story to the Council of Florence in the fifteenth century.
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Author Biography - Henry Chadwick
Henry Chadwick, formerly Regius Professor Emeritus of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. Among his other books are Early Christian Thought and the Classical Tradition, Priscillian of Avila, and Boethius: The Consolations of Music, Logic, Theology, and Philosophy (all published by OUP). He has also published an annotated translation of Augustine's Confessions (Oxford World's Classics), and, with his brother Owen, is General Editor of the Oxford History of the Christian Church.
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