By: AUGUSTINE , DAVID MOSHER (TRANS.), AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
Catholic University of America Press: July 2002
Seller ID: 162040
Binding: Paper Back
In the autumn of A.D. 388, St. Augustine returned from Italy to northern Africa. Here in his native Thagaste he assembled a monastic community. When the brethren found their leader Augustine in a rare moment of leisure, they had no misgivings about putting questions to him on a variety of topics which he answered from the store of his vast knowledge. These questions together with the answers were later collected and assembled in a random order (ractions ). The English translation presented here affords the reader a rare opportunity to glimpse some of the topics that interested members of a com... View More...