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    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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    Title
    Augustine: A Very Short Introduction
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Henry Chadwick
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 113 mm
    Height: 179 mm
    Thickness: 9 mm
    Weight: 118 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780192854520
    ISBN 10: 0192854526
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
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    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PHI022000
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    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    BISAC V2.8: REL051000
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    ECPA Christian Book Category: CHMCHLCHS
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC21: 270.2092
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    B&T Approval Code: A13597010
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15100
    BISAC V2.8: PHI012000
    DC22: 189.2, 189/.2
    LC classification: B655.Z7 C46 2001
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVG, QRAX, DNBH
    Illustrations note
    halftones and drawings
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    07 June 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    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.
    Review quote
    magisterial and highly readable. Bookseller
    Table of contents
    List of illustrations ; 1. The formation of Augustine's mind: Cicero, Mani, Plato, Christ ; 2. Liberal arts ; 3. Free choice ; 4. A philosophical society ; 5. Vocation ; 6. Confessions ; 7. Unity and division ; 8. Creation and the Trinity ; 9. City of God ; 10. Nature and grace ; Further reading ; Index