Augustine and the Bible (The Bible through the Ages) by Pamela Bright

By Pamela Bright

according to the acclaimed French quantity Saint Augustin et los angeles Bible, this translation with extra choices honors the fantastically wrought monument to the scholarly learn of Anne-Marie los angeles Bonnardière and her colleagues. Editor Pamela vivid deals the 1st English language variation of the very popular Bible de Tous les Temps, released through Beauchesne Editeur in Paris. This quantity offers the findings of eminent students at the Bible in Augustine's letters, in his preaching, in polemics, within the urban of God, and as a resource for Christian ethics, following the chronological order of Augustine's works from the mid-eighties of the fourth century to only sooner than his loss of life in 430. half I examines what may be recognized of the phases of Augustine's come upon with the biblical texts and which texts have been formative for him prior to he assumed his ministry of the observe. half II is dedicated to a really diverse type of encounter-Augustine's grappling with the hermeneutical technique originating within the province of Africa. half III describes Augustine's first foray into the sector of biblical polemics while he opposes the Manichees, the very staff who first brought him to a examine of the "obscurities" of the biblical textual content. And partially IV, the reader encounters the main favourite voice of Augustine-that of the tireless preacher of the Word.

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