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Prolegomena: St. Augustine's Life and Work, Confessions, Letters, Volume I

(Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, First Series #1)

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With over twenty volumes, the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers is a momentous achievement. Originally gathered by Philip Schaff, the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers is a collection of writings by classical and medieval Christian theologians. The purpose of such a collection is to make their writings readily available. The entire work is divided into two series. The first seri ...more
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Published June 8th 2009 by Christian Classics Ethereal Library
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CJ Bowen
Jun 05, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Confessions: utterly moving and profound.

Letters: apologetics, exegesis, arguments, church discipline, advice, comfort, rebuke, pleasantries - very worthwhile, if not always interesting.
Jeni Enjaian
As usual, I find it very difficult to review these books for two reasons. One, I read them far too quickly for a proper review. Two, I do not have much training or other education in this particular subject and thus feel unqualified to review this book. That being said, I still appreciate the ease of availability of these books. All are available online as free PDFs. These editions are also excellent tools with which to immerse oneself in the primary documents that make up the canon of the churc ...more
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Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis, in English Augustine of Hippo, also known as St. Augustine, St. Austin, was bishop of Hippo Regius (present-day Annaba, Algeria). He was a Latin philosopher and theologian from the Africa Province of the Roman Empire and is generally considered as one of the greatest Christian thinkers of all times. His writings were very influential in the development of Western C ...more

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Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, First Series (1 - 10 of 14 books)
  • City of God/Christian Doctrine (Nicene & Post-Nicene Fathers 1)
  • On the Holy Trinity/Doctrinal Treatises/Moral Treatises (Nicene & Post-Nicene Fathers 3)
  • The Writings Against the Manicheans & Against the Donatists (Nicene & Post-Nicene Fathers 1st series 4)
  • Anti-Pelagian Writings
  • Sermon on the Mount/Harmony of the Gospels/Homilies on the Gospels (Nicene & Post-Nicene Fathers 6)
  • Gospel of John, First Epistle of John, Soliliques
  • St. Augustine: Exposition on the Book of Psalms (Enarrationes in Psalmos)
  • Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers: First Series, Volume IX St.Chrysostom: On the Priesthood, Ascetic Treatises, Select Homilies and Letters, Homilies on the Statutes
  • Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers: First Series, Volume X St.Chrysostom: Homilies on the Gospel of St. Matthew
  • Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers: First Series, Volume XI St. Chrysostom: Homilies of the Acts of the Apostles and the Epistle to the Romans

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