By St Augustine,R. P. H. Green
how the precepts of Ciceronian rhetoric can be utilized to speak Christian truth.
An up to date translation has lengthy been invaluable, for readers of Augustine and all who research the early church, or the classical culture, or the heritage of literary feedback or Biblical interpretation. This thoroughly new translation supplies an in depth yet fashionable illustration of Augustine's idea and expression. A succinct advent and choose bibliography embodies the result of contemporary work.
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The De Doctrina Christiana ("On Christian Teaching") is considered one of Augustine's most vital works at the classical culture. Undertaken even as the Confessions, is sheds mild at the improvement of Augustine's concept, specifically within the parts of ethics, hermeneutics, and sign-theory. what's finest, besides the fact that, is its cautious try and point out accurately what parts of a classical schooling are invaluable for a Christian, andhow the precepts of Ciceronian rhetoric can be utilized to speak Christian fact.
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