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A companion to Augustine, edited by Mark Vessey ; with the assistance of Shelley Reid, (electronic resource)

Label
A companion to Augustine
Title
A companion to Augustine
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mark Vessey ; with the assistance of Shelley Reid
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A Companion to Augustine presents a fresh collection of scholarship by leading academics with a new approach to contextualizing Augustine and his works within the multi-disciplinary field of Late Antiquity, showing Augustine as both a product of the cultural forces of his times and a cultural force in his own right. Discusses the life and works of Augustine within their full historical context, rather than privileging the theological context Presents Augustine & rsquo;s life, works and leading ideas in the cultural context of the late Roman world, providing a vibrant and engaging sense of August
Biography type
contains biographical information
Dewey number
270.2092
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Vessey, Mark
  • Reid, Shelley
Series statement
Blackwell companions to the ancient world
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  • Augustine
  • Augustine
  • Rome
  • Church history
Label
A companion to Augustine, edited by Mark Vessey ; with the assistance of Shelley Reid, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Introduction : Augustine and company / Mark Vessey -- Political history : the later Roman Empire / Christopher Kelly -- Cultural beography : Roman North Africa / William E. Klingshirn -- Religious sociology : being Christian in the time of Augustine / Éric Rebillard -- Spes saeculi : Augustine's worldly ambition and career / R.S.O. Tomlin -- Love and belonging, loss and netrayal in the Confessions / Kate Cooper -- The Confessions as autobiography / Paula Fredriksen -- Reading the Confessions / Catherine Conybeare -- Augustine and language / Philip Burton -- Augustine's information circuits / Claire Sotinel -- Augustine and Roman public spectacles / Richard Lim -- Augustine and books / Guy Stroumsa -- Augustine and the Latin classics / Danuta Shanzer -- Augustine and the philosophers / Sarah Byers -- Augustine and the books of the Manicheans / Johannes van Oort -- Augustine and scripture / Michael Cameron -- Augustine and His Christian predecessors / Mark Edwards -- Augustine as a reader of his Christian contemporaries / Michael Stuart Williams -- Augustine among the writers of the Church / Mark Vessey
  • Philosopher : Augustine in retirement / Gillian Clark -- Conversationalist and consultant : Augustine in dialogue / Therese Fuhrer -- Mystic and monk : Augustine and the spiritual life / John Peter Kenney -- Preacher : Augustine and his congregation / Hildegund Müller -- Administrator : Augustine in his diocese / Neil B. McLynn -- Controversialist : Augustine in combat / Caroline Humfress -- Augustine on the will / James Wetzel -- Augustine on the body / David G. Hunter -- Augustine on friendship and orthodoxy / Stefan Rebenich -- Augustine on the Church (against the Donatists) / Alexander Evers -- Augustine on the statesman and the two cities / Robert Dodaro -- Augustine on scripture and the Trinity / Sabine MacCormack -- Augustine on redemption / Lewis Ayres -- Augustine's works in circulation / Clemens Weidmann -- Augustine in the West, 430-ca. 900 / Conrad Leyser -- Augustine in the western Middle Ages to the Reformation / Eric L. Saak -- Augustine in modern philosophy / Johannes Brachtendorf -- Augustine and postmodernism / John D. Caputo -- Envoi / James J. O'Donnell
Control code
ocn793103480
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1431 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118255438
Isbn Type
(EBL)
Note
Wiley
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)793103480
Label
A companion to Augustine, edited by Mark Vessey ; with the assistance of Shelley Reid, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Introduction : Augustine and company / Mark Vessey -- Political history : the later Roman Empire / Christopher Kelly -- Cultural beography : Roman North Africa / William E. Klingshirn -- Religious sociology : being Christian in the time of Augustine / Éric Rebillard -- Spes saeculi : Augustine's worldly ambition and career / R.S.O. Tomlin -- Love and belonging, loss and netrayal in the Confessions / Kate Cooper -- The Confessions as autobiography / Paula Fredriksen -- Reading the Confessions / Catherine Conybeare -- Augustine and language / Philip Burton -- Augustine's information circuits / Claire Sotinel -- Augustine and Roman public spectacles / Richard Lim -- Augustine and books / Guy Stroumsa -- Augustine and the Latin classics / Danuta Shanzer -- Augustine and the philosophers / Sarah Byers -- Augustine and the books of the Manicheans / Johannes van Oort -- Augustine and scripture / Michael Cameron -- Augustine and His Christian predecessors / Mark Edwards -- Augustine as a reader of his Christian contemporaries / Michael Stuart Williams -- Augustine among the writers of the Church / Mark Vessey
  • Philosopher : Augustine in retirement / Gillian Clark -- Conversationalist and consultant : Augustine in dialogue / Therese Fuhrer -- Mystic and monk : Augustine and the spiritual life / John Peter Kenney -- Preacher : Augustine and his congregation / Hildegund Müller -- Administrator : Augustine in his diocese / Neil B. McLynn -- Controversialist : Augustine in combat / Caroline Humfress -- Augustine on the will / James Wetzel -- Augustine on the body / David G. Hunter -- Augustine on friendship and orthodoxy / Stefan Rebenich -- Augustine on the Church (against the Donatists) / Alexander Evers -- Augustine on the statesman and the two cities / Robert Dodaro -- Augustine on scripture and the Trinity / Sabine MacCormack -- Augustine on redemption / Lewis Ayres -- Augustine's works in circulation / Clemens Weidmann -- Augustine in the West, 430-ca. 900 / Conrad Leyser -- Augustine in the western Middle Ages to the Reformation / Eric L. Saak -- Augustine in modern philosophy / Johannes Brachtendorf -- Augustine and postmodernism / John D. Caputo -- Envoi / James J. O'Donnell
Control code
ocn793103480
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1431 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118255438
Isbn Type
(EBL)
Note
Wiley
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)793103480

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