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    Homilies on the First Epistle of John (The Works of Saint Augustine) (Paperback) By (author) Saint Augustine, Notes by Boniface Ramsey, Edited by Daniel Doyle, Edited by Martin Thomas

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    DescriptionSaint 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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    Title
    Homilies on the First Epistle of John
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Saint Augustine, Notes by Boniface Ramsey, Edited by Daniel Doyle, Edited by Martin Thomas
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 173
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 91 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781565482890
    ISBN 10: 1565482891
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.2
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    BIC subject category V2: HRCG9
    Abridged Dewey: 248
    LC classification: BV
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 37
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25450
    BISAC V2.8: REL058010, REL012120
    Libri: I-RI
    DC22: 226.506
    Publisher
    New City Press
    Imprint name
    New City Press
    Publication date
    15 March 2008
    Publication City/Country
    New York