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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 fieldContent: Chapter 1 Introduction (pages 1–7): Mark VesseyChapter 2 Political History (pages 9–23): Christopher KellyChapter 3 Cultural Geography (pages 24–39): William E. KlingshirnChapter 4 Religious Sociology (pages 40–53): Eric RebillardChapter 5 Spes Saeculi (pages 55–68): R. S. O. TomlinChapter 6 Love and Belonging, Loss and Betrayal in the Confessions (pages 69–86): Kate CooperChapter 7 The Confessions as Autobiography (pages 87–98): Paula FredriksenChapter 8 Reading the Confessions (pages 99–110): Catherine ConybeareChapter 9 Augustine and Language (pages 111–124): Philip BurtonChapter 10 Augustine's Information Circuits (pages 125–137): Claire SotinelChapter 11 Augustine and Roman Public Spectacles (pages 138–150): Richard LimChapter 12 Augustine and Books (pages 151–157): Guy G. StroumsaChapter 13 Augustine and the Latin Classics (pages 159–174): Danuta ShanzerChapter 14 Augustine and the Philosophers (pages 175–187): Sarah ByersChapter 15 Augustine and the Books of the Manicheans (pages 188–199): Johannes van OortChapter 16 Augustine and Scripture (pages 200–214): Michael CameronChapter 17 Augustine and His Christian Predecessors (pages 215–226): Mark EdwardsChapter 18 Augustine as a Reader of His Christian Contemporaries (pages 227–239): Michael Stuart WilliamsChapter 19 Augustine among the Writers of the Church (pages 240–254): Mark VesseyChapter 20 Philosopher: Augustine in Retirement (pages 255–269): Gillian ClarkChapter 21 Conversationalist and Consultant: Augustine in Dialogue (pages 270–283): Therese FuhrerChapter 22 Mystic and Monk: Augustine and the Spiritual Life (pages 284–296): John Peter KenneyChapter 23 Preacher: Augustine and His Congregation (pages 297–309): Hildegund MullerChapter 24 Administrator: Augustine in His Diocese (pages 310–322): Neil B. McLynnChapter 25 Controversialist: Augustine in Combat (pages 323–335): Caroline HumfressChapter 26 Augustine on the Will (pages 337–352): James WetzelChapter 27 Augustine on the Body (pages 353–364): David G. HunterChapter 28 Augustine on Friendship and Orthodoxy (pages 365–374): Stefan RebenichChapter 29 Augustine on the Church (Against the Donatists) (pages 375–385): Alexander EversChapter 30 Augustine on the Statesman and the Two Cities (pages 386–397): Robert DodaroChapter 31 Augustine on Scripture and the Trinity (pages 398–415): Sabine MacCormackChapter 32 Augustine on Redemption (pages 416–427): Lewis AyresChapter 33 Augustine's Works in Circulation (pages 429–449): Clemens WeidmannChapter 34 Augustine in the Latin West, 430–ca. 900 (pages 450–464): Conrad LeyserChapter 35 Augustine in the Western Middle Ages to the Reformation (pages 465–477): Eric L. SaakChapter 36 The Reception of Augustine in Modern Philosophy (pages 478–491): Johannes BrachtendorfChapter 37 Augustine and Postmodernism (pages 492–504): John D. CaputoChapter 38 Envoi (pages 505–515): James J. O'Donnell
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