Marriage and Virginity ePUB ´ Marriage and Kindle -

Marriage and Virginity ePUB ´ Marriage and Kindle -

Marriage and Virginity ✹ [BOOKS] ✭ Marriage and Virginity By Augustine of Hippo ❃ – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk This volume presents new translations of five of Augustine's works The Excellence of Marriage Holy Virginity The Excellence of Widowhood Adulterous Marriages and Continence These works discuss marriag This volume presents new translations of five of Augustine's works The Excellence Marriage and Kindle - of Marriage Holy Virginity The Excellence of Widowhood Adulterous Marriages and Continence These works discuss marriage sexuality procreation and virginity or celibacy and their place in Christian life and salvationAs is often the case the specific content and direction of these works is guided by Augustine's desire to address and correct what he saw as errors propagated among Christians at the time Some of these errors promoted marriage over celibacy; while others insisted celibacy is the superior path to holiness Overall Augustine strove to highlight the goods of both states of life and to emphasize that while celibacy might be the greater good practicing it does not automatically make one a better person or Christian than someone who is marriedAugustine's opinions and beliefs on these subjects changed over the years before during and after his conversion Presenting his works in chronological order in this volume therefore allows the reader to follow the development of his thinking.


About the Author: Augustine of Hippo

Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis in English Augustine of Hippo also known as St Marriage and Kindle - Augustine St Austin was bishop of Hippo Regius present day Annaba Algeria He was a Latin philosopher and theologian from the Africa Province of the Roman Empire and is generally considered as one of the greatest Christian thinkers of all times His writings were very influential in the development of Western Christianity According to his contemporary Jerome Augustine established anew the ancient Faith In his early years he was heavily influenced by Manichaeism and afterward by the Neo Platonism of Plotinus After his conversion to Christianity and his baptism in Augustine developed his own approach to philosophy and theology accommodating a variety of methods and different perspectives He believed that the grace of Christ was indispensable to human freedom and he framed the concepts of original sin and just war When the Western Roman Empire was starting to disintegrate Augustine developed the concept of the Catholic Church as a spiritual City of God in a book of the same name distinct from the material Earthly City His thoughts profoundly influenced the medieval worldview Augustine's City of God was closely identified with the Church the community that worshiped the Trinity In the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion he is a saint and pre eminent Doctor of the Church Many Protestants especially Calvinists consider him to be one of the theological fathers of the Protestant Reformation due to his teaching on salvation and divine grace In the Eastern Orthodox Church he is also considered a saint He carries the additional title of Blessed Among the Orthodox he is called Blessed Augustine or St Augustine the Blessed.



10 thoughts on “Marriage and Virginity

  1. sch sch says:

    Reading with my dad a new admirer of AugustineRegretfully I'm uitting this too Just not enough time


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