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St Augustine: His Relevance and Legacy Wayne Cristaudo

St Augustine: His Relevance and Legacy

Wayne Cristaudo

Published April 30th 2010
ISBN : 9781921511738
Paperback
343 pages
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If the defining feature of the Middle Ages is it churches, the defining architect of its mind, heart and soul- at least until Aquinas - is St Augustine. The Church was the spiritual army whose leaders were its fathers. And in that sense, AugustinesMoreIf the defining feature of the Middle Ages is it churches, the defining architect of its mind, heart and soul- at least until Aquinas - is St Augustine. The Church was the spiritual army whose leaders were its fathers. And in that sense, Augustines thought is closer in modern terms to a revolutionary like Lenin than it is to a philosophers. A philosopher may well be part of a broad movement, but his appeal is usually to first principles rather than to a body of faith, even if once philosophies are entrenched, very questionable first principles easily become matters of faith, and the collection of a philosophers members form a kind of church. This collection examines Augustines core ideas and brings scholars from the USA, EU, Australia and Asia.