Sermons Vol. 1, 1-19 - Library Edition

Translation and notes by Edmund Hill, OP, introduction by Cardinal Michele Pellegrino, John E. Rotelle, OSA, editor
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SKU 978-0-911782-75-2
ISBN Number: 978-0-911782-75-2
Page Count: 399
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Sermons 1-19 are on the Old Testament.

Sermons 1-19 are on the Old Testament.

“In order to grasp properly the originality of a truly extraordinary personality, it is recommended that one read the person's autobiography or memoirs; it is often in such writings that he or she is best revealed. In the case of Saint Augustine, it is clearly in his Confessions that we find the best key to him. Among his extremely numerous works…his Sermons to the People, which span almost forty years, are most effective in tracing for us the way in which he related to others. Before being a writer, orator, philosopher, and theologian, Augustine was a bishop for his people, undoubtedly the greatest our Church has ever known. And he has not yet finished teaching us.”

Pierre-Patrick Verbraken, O.S.B., from the Forward to Sermons Volume 1

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Augustine of Hippo (354-430) is one of the greatest thinkers and writers of the Western world. After he converted to Christianity he became bishop of Hippo in North Africa, where he was influential in civil and church affairs. His writings have had a lasting impact on Western philosophy and culture.

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Price $69.00
Author Saint Augustine
Publication Date Sep 30, 1990
Format Hardcover
Page Count 399