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Christ Meets Me Everywhere: Augustine's Early Figurative Exegesis

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Most readers first encounter Augustine's love for Scripture's words in the many biblical allusions of his masterwork, the Confessions. Augustine does not merely quote texts, but in many ways makes Scripture itself tell the story. In his journey from darkness to light, Augustine becomes Adam in the Garden of Eden, the Prodigal Son of Jesus' parable, and the Pauline double ...more
Hardcover, 410 pages
Published September 5th 2012 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published August 1st 2012)
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Jun 21, 2013 Charlie rated it it was amazing
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The best work available on Augustine's early exegesis. It also provides a plausible framework for Augustine's development as theologian and exegete and raises the question of whether exegetical difficulties were as significant as philosophical ones in his embrace of Manichaeism.
Jun 03, 2014 Charles rated it it was amazing
A true benchmark in historical theology, but, more importantly, this book via Augustine's own methodical development has taught me how to read "the Christian books" anew.

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