The Resource A companion to Augustin, edited by Mark Vessey ; with the assistance of Shelley Reid

A companion to Augustin, edited by Mark Vessey ; with the assistance of Shelley Reid

Label
A companion to Augustin
Title
A companion to Augustin
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mark Vessey ; with the assistance of Shelley Reid
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A Companion to Augustine presents a fresh collection of scholarship by leading academics with a new approach to contextualizing Augustine and his works within the multi-disciplinary field of Late Antiquity, showing Augustine as both a product of the cultural forces of his times and a cultural force in his own right. Discusses the life and works of Augustine within their full historical context, rather than privileging the theological context Presents Augustine's life, works and leading ideas in the cultural context of the late Roman world, providing a vibrant and eng
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
270.2092
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BR65.A9
LC item number
.C667 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Vessey, Mark
  • Reid, Shelley
Series statement
Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
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  • Augustine
  • Church history
  • Rome
Label
A companion to Augustin, edited by Mark Vessey ; with the assistance of Shelley Reid
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • A COMPANION TO AUGUSTINE; Contents; List of Figures; Notes on Contributors; Preface; Source Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; The Works of Augustine; Chronology of Augustine's Life; 1 Introduction; PART I: Contexts; 2 Political History; 3 Cultural Geography; 4 Religious Sociology; PART II: Confessions; 5 Spes Saeculi : Augustine's Worldly Ambition and Career; 6 Love and Belonging, Loss and Betrayal in the Confessions; 7 TheConfessions as Autobiography; 8 Reading the Confessions; PART III: Media; 9 Augustine and Language; 10 Augustine's Information Circuits
  • 11 Augustine and Roman Public Spectacles12 Augustine and Books; PART IV: Texts; 13 Augustine and the Latin Classics; 14 Augustine and the Philosophers; 15 Augustine and the Books of the Manicheans; 16 Augustine and Scripture; 17 Augustine and His Christian Predecessors; 18 Augustine as a Reader of His Christian Contemporaries; 19 Augustine among the Writers of the Church; PART V: Performances; 20 Philosopher: Augustine in Retirement; 21 Conversationalist and Consultant: Augustine in Dialogue; 22 Mystic and Monk: Augustine and the Spiritual Life; 23 Preacher: Augustine and His Congregation
  • 24 Administrator: Augustine in His Diocese25 Controversialist: Augustine in Combat; PART VI: Positions; 26 Augustine on the Will; 27 Augustine on the Body; 28 Augustine on Friendship and Orthodoxy; 29 Augustine on the Church (Against the Donatists); 30 Augustine on the Statesman and the Two Cities; 31 Augustine on Scripture and the Trinity; 32 Augustine on Redemption; PART VII: Aftertimes; 33 Augustine's Works in Circulation; 34 Augustine in the Latin West, 430-ca. 900; 35 Augustine in the Western Middle Ages to the Reformation; 36 The Reception of Augustine in Modern Philosophy
  • 37 Augustine and Postmodernism38 Envoi; References; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (639 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118255438
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3190000000022634
  • (EBL)947208
  • (OCoLC)793103480
  • (SSID)ssj0000667295
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11391342
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000667295
  • (PQKBWorkID)10684080
  • (PQKB)11193339
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3422410
  • (EXLCZ)993190000000022634
Label
A companion to Augustin, edited by Mark Vessey ; with the assistance of Shelley Reid
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • A COMPANION TO AUGUSTINE; Contents; List of Figures; Notes on Contributors; Preface; Source Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; The Works of Augustine; Chronology of Augustine's Life; 1 Introduction; PART I: Contexts; 2 Political History; 3 Cultural Geography; 4 Religious Sociology; PART II: Confessions; 5 Spes Saeculi : Augustine's Worldly Ambition and Career; 6 Love and Belonging, Loss and Betrayal in the Confessions; 7 TheConfessions as Autobiography; 8 Reading the Confessions; PART III: Media; 9 Augustine and Language; 10 Augustine's Information Circuits
  • 11 Augustine and Roman Public Spectacles12 Augustine and Books; PART IV: Texts; 13 Augustine and the Latin Classics; 14 Augustine and the Philosophers; 15 Augustine and the Books of the Manicheans; 16 Augustine and Scripture; 17 Augustine and His Christian Predecessors; 18 Augustine as a Reader of His Christian Contemporaries; 19 Augustine among the Writers of the Church; PART V: Performances; 20 Philosopher: Augustine in Retirement; 21 Conversationalist and Consultant: Augustine in Dialogue; 22 Mystic and Monk: Augustine and the Spiritual Life; 23 Preacher: Augustine and His Congregation
  • 24 Administrator: Augustine in His Diocese25 Controversialist: Augustine in Combat; PART VI: Positions; 26 Augustine on the Will; 27 Augustine on the Body; 28 Augustine on Friendship and Orthodoxy; 29 Augustine on the Church (Against the Donatists); 30 Augustine on the Statesman and the Two Cities; 31 Augustine on Scripture and the Trinity; 32 Augustine on Redemption; PART VII: Aftertimes; 33 Augustine's Works in Circulation; 34 Augustine in the Latin West, 430-ca. 900; 35 Augustine in the Western Middle Ages to the Reformation; 36 The Reception of Augustine in Modern Philosophy
  • 37 Augustine and Postmodernism38 Envoi; References; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (639 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118255438
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3190000000022634
  • (EBL)947208
  • (OCoLC)793103480
  • (SSID)ssj0000667295
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11391342
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000667295
  • (PQKBWorkID)10684080
  • (PQKB)11193339
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3422410
  • (EXLCZ)993190000000022634

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