Arrogant Intellectualism

As an intellectual himself, Augustine reflected on the mini years he looked down upon the Bible, thinking it two simple, filling in didacticism, and basically fairy stories for children. Later, he realized that his own arrogance and the people that he fell in with were...

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Extramarital Sex

Augustine is well known for lamenting his years before he became a Christian. He seems overly rocked with guilt over his sexual escapades. As a young, Well to do intellectual in college he did with a lot of men did back then, which is to...

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SUMMARY: The Trinity by Augustine

Augustine wrote The Trinity over twenty years, ending with a text so enormous that it was published in parts, in rough form, and later revised by Augustine (Harmless, 2010, p. 286). It is somewhat unique in Augustine’s major works in that he pursued it, not...

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SUMMARY: The City of God by Augustine

Augustine lived through what became obvious was the end of the millennium-long Roman empire. It would seem hard to fathom that such a kingdom could ever end, but this decline helped Augustine realize that all human kingdoms end, but God’s kingdom does not.

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Finding Home

This quote is probably one of Augustine’s most famous, and it expresses a deep profound truth. Nothing in this world can truly satisfy the soul, because we are made for God and cannot rest until we are restored to him.

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Christian Intellectual Tradition

Welcome to a new fun endeavor. A comic strip. I pack so much information into my brain reading for graduate school that sometimes I just need to put some little quips out there, not only to inform but just to let the pressure out of...

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Reflections On Augustine’s Confessions

Augustine’s work Confessions is one of his major works, and includes not only timeless wisdom comparing this world to the kingdom that is coming, it introduces such imporant concepts as original sin, the timelessness of God, and our disordered loves.

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