Augustine of Hippo


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Noun1.Augustine of Hippo - (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian churchAugustine of Hippo - (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian church; after a dramatic conversion to Christianity he became bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa; St. Augustine emphasized man's need for grace (354-430)
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
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Rist explores the contributions that the thought of North African theologian Augustine of Hippo (354-430) can make to life in the 21st century.
So emphatic is Saint Augustine of Hippo when he said, 'Yes, Jesus came to save us, but He cannot save us without us.
Augustine of Hippo laid out the most famous interpretation of the story by using the tale of Adam and Eve's transgressions as the centerpiece for his own concept of original sin: We're born sinners, since the act of sin is transmitted through sexual intercourse.
After all, famed Christian philosopher Augustine of Hippo once eloquently said that, "the world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.
Augustine of Hippo, one of the greatest minds of his time, came to know God better by asking hard questions.
But it was not until 1849 that Bacong became a parish, under the Recollect missionaries, with its titular Saint Augustine of Hippo.
Augustine of Hippo, Thomas Hobbes and Jean Bodin who had put forward some rigorous political thinking in the history of human governance, especially in regard to 'Sovereignty and the Sovereign' in time of 'Peace' and 'War'.
Augustine of Hippo (354-430) is one of the greatest thinkers and writers of the Western world.
Calvin Troup's collection of nine essays about the influence of Augustine of Hippo attempts to trace Augustine in the work on contemporary continental philosophers, "part of a larger project dedicated to rehabilitating Augustine and bringing to light the pertinence of his work in rhetoric and philosophy of communication today" (p.
Its long history has been formed through a continuous battle between two theological and philosophical traditions going back to Origen from Alexandria and Augustine of Hippo respectively.
Augustine of Hippo, who wrote that "truth, wherever it is to be found, belongs to our God.
Philip Randolph, George Eliot, Augustine of Hippo and Samuel Johnson may or may not have been "saints" in a classic sense but they prove to be excellent models.