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Augustine of Hippo
Definition by Rebecca Denova

Augustine of Hippo

Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis (354-430), better known as Augustine of Hippo, is extolled as the greatest of the Christian Church Fathers. More than any other writer, he developed what would become known as systematic theology, or an explanation...
Saint Augustine of Hippo & His Confession of Faith
Article by John S. Knox

Saint Augustine of Hippo & His Confession of Faith

Few theologians have attained as much renown and influence in history as Saint Augustine of Hippo (354-430 CE), a 'Doctor' of the Catholic Church and simply known by his peers as 'The Knowledgeable One.' A brilliant man who never sought to...
St. Augustine: from The Literal Meaning of Genesis
Article by Joshua J. Mark

St. Augustine: from The Literal Meaning of Genesis

Saint Augustine of Hippo (354-430 CE) most famous for his work Confessions and his City of God, is regarded as one of the Fathers of The Church in the tradition of Catholicism. In this brief essay from his The Literal Meaning of Genesis...
The Christian Concept of Human Sexuality as Sin
Article by Rebecca Denova

The Christian Concept of Human Sexuality as Sin

In the ancient world, human sexuality was crucial for the survival of the tribe and clan as well as pleasurable, a gift from the gods. Thousands of native cults emphasized fertility through rituals and prayers, and ancient gods were depicted...
Orosius
Definition by Joshua J. Mark

Orosius

Paulus Orosius (usually given as Orosius, 5th century CE) was a Christian theologian and historian who was also a friend and protege of St. Augustine of Hippo (l. 354-430 CE). He is best known for his work Seven Books of History Against the...
Augustine of Hippo
Image by Fr Lawrence Lew, O.P.

Augustine of Hippo

19th-century CE statue of St. Augustine by Antoine Etex in the church of La Madeleine, Paris.
St. Augustine
Image by Sint-Katelijne-Waver

St. Augustine

Stained glass depicting St. Augustine in the Neogothic chapel of the Ursulines, Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-Waver, Belgium.
Basilica of Saint Augustine in Annaba, Algeria
Image by Carole Raddato

Basilica of Saint Augustine in Annaba, Algeria

The Basilica of Saint Augustine (Basilique de Saint-Augustin) is a Catholic basilica in Annaba, Algeria. It is dedicated to Saint Augustine of Hippo (354-430 CE), who was elected bishop in Hippo Regius (modern Annaba), built his own monastery...
Saints Augustine and Monica
Image by Ary Scheffer

Saints Augustine and Monica

Saints Augustine and Monica, oil on canvas painting by Ary Scheffer, 1854. National Gallery, London.
Saint Augustine in His Cell
Image by Sandro Botticelli

Saint Augustine in His Cell

Saint Augustine in His Cell by Sandro Botticelli, 1490-1494 CE. Uffizi Gallery, Florence.
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