The Resource Augustine in context, edited by Tarmo Toom

Augustine in context, edited by Tarmo Toom

Label
Augustine in context
Title
Augustine in context
Statement of responsibility
edited by Tarmo Toom
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Augustine in Context' assesses the various contexts - historical, literary, cultural, spiritual - in which Augustine lived and worked. The essays, written by an international team of scholars especially for this volume, provide the background against which Augustine's treatises should be read and interpreted. They are organized according to a rationale which moves from an introduction to the person (the so-called 'personal context') to the contexts of Augustine's works and ideas, starting from the intellectual setting and extending to the socio-political realm. Collectively the essays highlight the embeddedness of Augustine in the world of late antiquity and the interdependence of his discourse with contemporary forms of social life. They shed new light on one of the most important figures of the western canon and facilitate a more enlightened reading of his writings
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
270.2092
Index
index present
LC call number
BR 65 .A9 A87 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Toom, Tarmo
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Augustine
  • Church history
  • Augustine
  • Church history
Label
Augustine in context, edited by Tarmo Toom
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 265 pages
Isbn
9781107139107
Lccn
2017026221
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)993877432
  • (OCoLC)ocn993877432
Label
Augustine in context, edited by Tarmo Toom
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 265 pages
Isbn
9781107139107
Lccn
2017026221
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)993877432
  • (OCoLC)ocn993877432

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