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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 9781118255438
ISBN-13: 9781118255438
Availability: In Stock
Series: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World

Publisher's Description

A Companion to Augustine presents a fresh collection of scholarship by leading academics with a new approach to contextualizing Augustine and his works within the multi-disciplinary field of Late Antiquity, showing Augustine as both a product of the cultural forces of his times and a cultural force in his own right.

  • Discusses the life and works of Augustine within their full historical context, rather than privileging the theological context
  • Presents Augustine’s life, works and leading ideas in the cultural context of the late Roman world, providing a vibrant and engaging sense of Augustine in action in his own time and place
  • Opens up a new phase of study on Augustine, sensitive to the many and varied perspectives of scholarship on late Roman culture
  • State-of-the-art essays by leading academics in this field

Editorial Reviews

"As such, this present inter-and interdisciplinary companion to Augustine gathers and presents new flavours within Augustine research, which certainly leaves us yearning for more."  (Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses, 1 December 2012)

"Besides an introduction by Mark Vessey, this truly impressive volume has seven parts; each of the parts has many articles by some of the finest Augustinian scholars and historians of late antiquity . . . All told, the volume is a fine contribution to Augustinian studies by some of the best scholars of the present day."  (Catholic Historical Review, 1 January 2013)

"For those of us who teach Augustine on a regular basis, but who are not members of the sprawling familia of scholars who have structured their research agendas around the work of this fascinating and deeply influential late antique bishop, this volume is a treasure trove of judicious assessments and learned insights.  It would not be difficult to structure a veryworthwhile seminar on the age of Augustine using its contents, particularly Parts I-V. Mark Vessey has performed an exceptional service by marshalling this legion of specialists to produce what will surely be one of the most important resources for the study of Augustine for many decades to come."  (Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 16 February 2013)


 


 


 


 


 


 


 

"Summing Up: Recommended.  Lower-level undergraduates through rearchers/faculty."  (Choice, 1 November 2012)

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