Augustine

In the world of comic books, people don't get more evil than the Joker, but thankfully Batman exists to restrain the evil that the Joker unleashes on Gotham City. The struggle between Batman and the Joker entertains us, but these stories exhibit a dark pre-Christian aesthetic which hearkens back to...
Thomas H. McCall
I. Introduction I have always found Lee Gatiss to be a fine historian, so I was disappointed to see his claims in the recent " Wesley and Pelagius ". He points out that Pelagius has been universally reviled and rejected in orthodox (Western) Christian theology, and then he also points out that John...
Carl Trueman Articles
I remember the first time I read Augustine. I was a final year undergraduate at Cambridge on the Classical tripos but taking the course, Christian Life and Thought to A.D. 451 from outside my faculty. Those were the days: university courses could actually use the term 'A.D.' to refer to exactly the...
Carl Trueman Articles
I remember the first time I read Augustine. I was a final year undergraduate at Cambridge on the Classical tripos but taking the course, Christian Life and Thought to A.D. 451 from outside my faculty. Those were the days: university courses could actually use the term 'A.D.' to refer to exactly the...
Carl Trueman Articles
Editors' Note: The following article was an opening statement given by Dr. Trueman at Saints and Skeptics , a staged debate between Aurelius Augustine and Bertrand Russell. The cultural and intellectual influence of Augustine of Hippo is indisputable. In his own day, he was bishop of a relatively...
Carl Trueman Articles
Editors' Note: The following article was an opening statement given by Dr. Trueman at Saints and Skeptics , a staged debate between Aurelius Augustine and Bertrand Russell. The cultural and intellectual influence of Augustine of Hippo is indisputable. In his own day, he was bishop of a relatively...
James L. Harvey III
Augustine is read widely in the secular academy as a philosopher foundational to understanding the development of western civilization and for his relevance in the modern disciplines of literature, psychology, politics, ethics and aesthetics. One gets the feeling however that secular scholars miss...
James L. Harvey III
Augustine is read widely in the secular academy as a philosopher foundational to understanding the development of western civilization and for his relevance in the modern disciplines of literature, psychology, politics, ethics and aesthetics. One gets the feeling however that secular scholars miss...
Brad Mercer
When Gilbert Meilaender writes a book, I press "pre-order" at Amazon. Not because I agree with everything he writes, but because he, as an astute theologian and ethicist, is consistently insightful about the nature of what he calls "the perennial problems of moral life." I was first introduced to...

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