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Augustine of Hippo by Peter R.L. Brown
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Aug 19, 2010

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Lengthy biography of Augustine originally written in 1966 but now updated with a lengthy epilogue summarizing the last last 30 years of scholarship on the subject. It was a very interesting and informative book and I learned much about the Roman Africa of the 300s and 400s that I had known before. However, it was ultimately not the book I was seeking. I was more interested in reading about the theology of Augustine and why he is still influential today. I'll keep looking for that book.
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