Augustine and the Catechumenate by William Harmless,Allan Fitzgerald

By William Harmless,Allan Fitzgerald

As probably the most influential thinkers in Christian historical past, St. Augustine (354–430) had an aptitude for instructing and reflected deeply at the mysteries of the human center. This research examines a little-known aspect of his profession: his paintings as a instructor of applicants for baptism.

ln the revised version of this seminal e-book, either the textual content and notes were revised to higher mirror the kingdom of up to date scholarship on Augustine, liturgical stories, and the catechumenate, either old and sleek. This variation additionally comprises new findings from a few of the lately chanced on sermons of Augustine and contains new views from fresh examine on early Christian biblical interpretation, debates at the Trinity, the evolution of the liturgy, and lots more and plenty more.

This reconstruction of Augustine’s catechumenate presents clean views at the daily lifetime of the early church and at the vibrancy and eloquence of Augustine the preacher and teacher.

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