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Author Kenney, John Peter, author

Title Contemplation and classical Christianity : a study in Augustine / John Peter Kenney
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Series Oxford early Christian studies
Oxford early Christian studies.
Summary This study explores Augustine's developing understanding of contemplation, beginning with his earliest accounts written before his baptism and ending with the Confessions. The arc of Augustine's thought through these years of transition leads into the Confessions, giving a vantage point to survey its classical Christian theology of contemplation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on December 2, 2013)
Subject Augustine, of Hippo, Saint, 354-430.
Theology, Doctrinal -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191747328 (ebook)