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City of God

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Description for City of God Paperback. St Augustine, bishop of Hippo, was one of the central figures in the history of Christianity. Written as a defence of the faith at a time when the Roman Empire was on the brink of collapse, this title examines the ancient pagan religions of Rome, the arguments of the Greek philosophers and the revelations of the Bible. Editor(s): Evans, G. R. Translator(s): Bettenson, Henry. Num Pages: 1184 pages, bibliography, chronology, notes. BIC Classification: 3D; DNF; HPCB; HRAB; HRC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 132 x 50. Weight in Grams: 788.

City of God is an enduringly significant work in the history of Christian thought, by one of its central figures

Written as an eloquent defence of the faith at a time when the Roman Empire was on the brink of collapse, this great theological and philosophical work by St Augustine, bishop of Hippo, examines the ancient pagan religions of Rome, the arguments of the Greek philosophers and the revelations of the Bible. Pointing the way forward to a citizenship that transcends worldly politics and will last for eternity, City of God is one of the most influential documents in ... Read more

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Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
1184
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
Number of Pages
1184
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780140448948
SKU
V9780140448948
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About Saint Augustine
St Augustine of Hippo was the great Doctor of the Latin Church. Born in North Africa in AD 354, he was brought up as a Christian and at 16 went to Carthage to finish his education. Until 387, Augustine followed the Manichean religion and founded his own school of rhetoric in Rome. After his baptism, he returned ... Read more

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