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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Three sayings of Blessed Augustine, most worthy of consideration" follow a section called "Testimonies of Sacred Scripture against the heretics always to be had at the ready.
When Bishop Nikolaj in one of the interviews was compared with Origen, St John Chrysostom, and the Blessed Augustine, the main conclusion the author provides us is that all of them "are known for their anti-Semitic views'(p.
1) PL 101, 139, and 141: ~Let us hear what blessed Augustine may say in his letter to Hilary and Prosper concerning this marvelous and singular birth of Christ'; and ~in the previously mentioned letter to Hilary and Prosper, the same father loftily explains.