Augustine: Christian Truth and Fractured HumanityAugustine: Christian Truth and Fractured Humanity
Carol Harrison

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(PUBOxford University)A brilliant new study on how Augustine's views of Christian doctrine and the fallenness of humanity led to a decisive break with classical ideals, thus reshaping the whole of Western thought. Vividly paints in the social and cultural milieu of late Roman antiquity. 299 pages, softcover.
     

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Acknowledgementsxvi
Part One: Christianity and Classical Culture1
1.Wisdom and classical culture3
2.Res non verba: Christianity and pagan literary culture46
3.The nature of virtue79
Part Two: Christianity and Late Antique Society115
4.The Church in the world117
5.Marriage and monasticism158
6.The two cities194
Bibliography223
Index235