Augustine the Bishop: The Life and Work of a Father of the Church

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F. VAN DER MEER


AUGUSTINE THE BISHOP
The Life and Work of a Father of the Church

translated by BRIAN BATTERSHAW and G. R. LAMB

SHEED AND WARD LONDON AND NEW YORK

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Augustine the Bishop: The Life and Work of a Father of the Church
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents ix
  • List of Illustrations xiii
  • Sources of the ILlustrations xiii
  • Introduction xv
  • Part 1 - The Church of Hippo Regius 1
  • 1 - A Prisoner in the Lord 3
  • 2 - The Town and the Country 16
  • 3 - The Pagans 29
  • 4 - The Legacy of Paganism 46
  • 5 - The Jews 76
  • 6 - The Pars Donati and the Heretics 79
  • 7 - Day-to-Day Pastoral Work 129
  • 8 - The Clergy and the Ascetics 199
  • 9 - The Bishop 235
  • Part 2 - The Cultus 275
  • 10 - The Theoretical Aspect 277
  • 11 - Augustine's LIturgical Practice 317
  • 12 - Becoming a Christian 347
  • 13 - A Sunday in Hippo 388
  • Part 3 - Preaching 403
  • 14 - The Handbook for Preachers 405
  • 15 - The Servant of the Word 412
  • 16 Instruction for Beginners: - The Guide for Deogratias and Its Plan 453
  • Part 4 - Popular Piety 469
  • 17 - The Cult of the Martyrs 471
  • 18 - The Feasts of the Dead 498
  • 19 - Belief in Miracles 527
  • Epilogue 559
  • 20 - Augustine and Our Own Day 561
  • Notes 593
  • List of Abbreviations for Main Works Referred To *
  • Index 661
  • Index to Notes 674
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