De Doctrina Christiana by Edmund O. P. Augustine
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De Doctrina Christiana
By Edmund O. P. Augustine

De Doctrina Christiana

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De Doctrina Christiana by Edmund O. P. Augustine

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The De Doctrina Christiana ("On Christian Teaching") is one of Augustine's most important works on the classical tradition. Undertaken at the same time as the Confessions, is sheds light on the development of Augustine's thought, especially in the areas of ethics, hermeneutics, and sign-theory. What is most interesting, however, is its careful attempt to indicate precisely what elements of a classical education are valuable for a Christian, and how the precepts of Ciceronian rhetoric may be used to communicate Christian truth. An up-to-date translation has long been necessary, for readers of Augustine and all who study the early church, or the classical tradition, or the history of literary criticism or Biblical interpretation. This completely new translation gives a close but stylish representation of Augustine's thought and expression. A succinct introduction and select bibliography embodies the results of recent work.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198263340
ISBN-10: 0198263341
Format: Hardback
(226mm x 146mm x 24mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 4-Jan-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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