Augustine: A Very Short Introduction by Henry Chadwick - PDF and EPUB eBook
Augustine was arguably the greatest early Christian philosopher. His teachings had a profound effect on Medieval scholarship,...
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Details of Augustine: A Very Short Introduction
- Exact title of the book
- Augustine: A Very Short Introduction
- Book series
- Very Short Introductions
- Book author
- Henry Chadwick
- Book edition
- Number of pages
- 144 pages
- June 7th 2001 by Oxford University Press, USA
- File size (in PDF)
- 576 kB
Some brief overview of book
Augustine was arguably the greatest early Christian philosopher. His teachings had a profound effect on Medieval scholarship, Renaissance humanism, and the religious controversies of both the Reformation and the Counter-Reformation. Here, Henry Chadwick places Augustine in his philosophical and religious context and traces the history of his influence on Western thought, both within and beyond the Christian tradition.
A handy account to one of the greatest religious thinkers, this Very Short Introduction is both a useful guide for the one who seeks to know Augustine and a fine companion for the one who wishes to know him better. About the Series: Combining authority with wit, accessibility, and style, Very Short Introductions offer an introduction to some of life's most interesting topics. Written by experts for the newcomer, they demonstrate the finest contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics, from philosophy to Freud, quantum theory to Islam.