Homilies on the First Epistle of John
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Homilies on the First Epistle of John

By (author) Saint Augustine , Notes by Boniface Ramsey , Edited by Daniel Doyle , Edited by Martin Thomas

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Saint Augustine's ten homilies on the "First Epistle of John" are among his greatest and most influential works. John and Augustine both develop the same central theme - love - and in these homilies Augustine uses John's epistle as a point of departure for exploring the meaning and implications of love with his customary profundity, passion and analytic rigour. As with John, a context of dissension and conflict within the Christian community (the Donatist breakaway from Catholic unity), gives his preaching a tone of urgency and poignancy. Anyone who reads these homilies, universally viewed as classics, cannot fail to be moved and challenged both intellectually and emotionally.

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  • Paperback | 173 pages
  • 154 x 228 x 18mm | 240g
  • 15 Mar 2008
  • New City Press
  • New York
  • English
  • 1565482891
  • 9781565482890
  • 419,953

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