• The Aquila Report | 3/10/2019 | Staff
    “No one can tell me the truth of it except my God, who enlightens my mind and dispels its shadows.” (p. 52) And, he says, “In those days my mind was corrupt. I did not know that if it was to share in...
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  • The Aquila Report | 12/5/2018 | Staff
    “Learning through and from preachers in church history develops a deeper self-awareness about the practice and possibilities of preaching. Getting beyond a superficial imitation of past preachers to...
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  • Anxious Bench | 11/22/2018 | Staff
    In Augustine’s Confessions, at the end of a discussion of infancy and childhood, there is a beautiful passage about thankfulness. [Note the quotations that follow are from Maria Boulding’s...
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  • Catholic and Enjoying It! | 9/27/2018 | Staff
    They are straying across the mountains and the high hills, they have been scattered over all the face of the earth. What does this mean, scattered over all the face of the earth? That they attach...
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  • Franciscan Media | 8/28/2018 | Staff
    00:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. A Christian at 33, a priest at 36, a bishop at 41: Many people are familiar with the biographical sketch of Augustine of Hippo,...
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  • Community in Mission | 8/27/2018 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The feast of St. Augustine this Tuesday provides us yet another opportunity to learn from him. We can ponder his teaching on suffering and its role in preserving us from something far worse.
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  • First Things | 5/1/2018 | Dale M. Coulter
    I have watched with keen interest the debates unfolding around the Revoice Conference, which takes place in St. Louis at the end of July. (The mission of Revoice, for those who don’t know, is to...
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  • Eidos | 3/16/2018 | Staff
    Spin, the art of making a bad case seem better, is bad for our republic. Rhetoric, making a good case beautiful, is not bad and a good dose of rhetorical training will make us immune to spin and...
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  • spectrummagazine.org | 2/6/2018 | Staff
    In 387, Augustine, the man who would become the greatest theologian of the early Christian church, was baptized by Bishop Ambrose in Milan, giving up a glittering career in the emperor’s court and...
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  • Leithart | 12/15/2017 | Staff
    Augustine, Paula Fredriksen found (Augustine and the Jews), radically revised the common Christian views on the Old Testament and Judaism, embodied in the adversus Iudaeos tradition that stretched...
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  • Franciscan Media | 10/1/2000 | Staff
    00:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Christianity arrived in China by way of Syria in the 600s. Depending on China’s relations with the outside world, Christianity over...
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  • Jesus Creed | 11/16/2017 | Staff
    A reduced story of Luther looks like this: Luther was miserable and suffering under the law’s condemnation but in reading Romans and Galatians he discovered grace, justification by faith alone and...
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  • Leithart | 10/20/2017 | Staff
    In his book on sacral Kingship (90-1), Francis Oakley points to the disjunction between Augustine himself and the medieval writers to claimed his mantle. Augustine’s political theology in the City...
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  • Standing on my Head | 8/30/2017 | Staff
    I missed posting this in St Augustine’s feast day this week, but with all the talk about this great doctor of the church it is easy to neglect his battle against three particular heresies that were...
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