Augustine by Henry Chadwick
A Very Short Introduction

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By his writings, the surviving bulk of which exceeds that of any other ancient author, Augustine came to influence not only his contemporaries but also the West since his time. This Very Short Introduction traces the development of Augustine's thought, discussing his reaction to the thinkers before him, and themes such as freedom, creation, and the trinity.

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About Henry Chadwick

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About the Authors: R.M. Hare is White's Professor of Moral Philosophy Emeritus at Oxford University and Research Professor at the University of Florida. Jonathan Barnes is Professor of Ancient Philosophy and a Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford University. Henry Chadwick is Master of Peterhouse, and Regius ProfessorEmeritus of Divinity at the University of Cambridge.
 
Published February 22, 2001 by Oxford Paperbacks. 145 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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