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ON THE TRUE VERSION OF AN EVENT: AUGUSTINE’S CONVERSION

MILES HOLLINGWORTH   [This is a version of a public lecture delivered at George Fox University earlier this year.] I want to speak to you this evening about why St. Augustine of Hippo holds such an important place in our times. I want to speak to you about why he seems so fast to be […]

AUGUSTINE ON DISORDERED EATING AND EATING DISORDERS

JOANNA LEIDENHAG   The depth to which Saint Augustine reflected on the question of what it means to be human has exerted a vast historical influence on the development of Western thought. Yet at the same time it has been a living presence—A continuous source of profound insights for self-understanding. And perhaps never more so […]

AUGUSTINE’S HONESTY

ANTHONY DUPONT   How honest was Augustine? This is not an easy question to place over an author who could be such an incisive theoretician of human traits on the one hand, yet on the other hand, so very open, so very willingly confessional with regard to the complex plays of his own emotions, the […]

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