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Augustine's View of Humanity

to Augustine, this transformative power for human beings is so profound that, once it occurs, the Christian can "love and do whate...

Aristotle and Augustine's Views on Friendship

This paper examines the views of Aristotle and Augustine relevant to the topic of friendship. This five page paper has five sourc...

Views of St. Augustine and Jean Jacques Rousseau on Nature and Human Nature Compared

Human nature and nature are contrasted and compared in the Confessions of St. Augustine and the Second Discourse of Rousseau in a ...

Confessions by Saint Augustine

In five pages St. Augustine's Confessions is examined in an overview that includes the theologian's views about the natural, physi...

Man's Nature According to Thomas Hobbes

In four pages this paper examines how Hobbes viewed man's nature in a contrast with St. Augustine's philosophy. Three sources are...

The Early Christians and the Ancient Greeks Comparing Their Gods

Looking at Saint Augustine's 'Confessions' and Homer's 'The Iliad', the author finds characters and situations that represent the ...

Peace as Defined by St. Augustine

as family, friends and personal interests, such as hobbies and projects, ahead of work related issues imposed by others, people ca...

Manicheism Rejected Gradually by St. Augustine

This paper consists of six pages and considers how Manicheism is gradually rejected by St. Augustine in an examination of the fift...

Plato's Influence On St. Augustine

can be found in many church doctrines today (Fisher, 2006). Augustine was a seeker of truth throughout his life (Smitha, 1998). H...

Did Plato Influence St. Augustine

truly understand Gods word: "I ask Thee, my God: pardon my sins, and as Thou didst grant to Thy servant to speak those words, gran...

Confessions Book I

African parents. His mother was Catholic and his father converted to Christianity in his later years. As a boy, Augustine studied ...

Memory in the Tenth Book of Confessions by St. Augustine

not be found unless it were in ones memory. Chapter XIX tells what it is to remember. In Augustines...

Biography and Arguments of Saint Augustine of Hippo

In four pages this paper presents an autobiography of Saint Augustine and also considers his arguments on the existence of God....

A Review of Max Weber's Construction of Social Theory

views, and also goes on to suggest that his seemingly tenuous perspective on the application of science to social theory is based ...

2 Meanings of Humanities

In three pages this essay considers the general and liberal arts meanings of the humanities concept....

The Lawyer from Springfield

progress. He tells the councilmen that they are making a decision which seems small in itself, but which, "taken altogether [wit...

Medieval Civilization and Christianity

In six pages Dante's 'Divine Comedy,' 'Beowulf,' 'Song of Roland,' and Augustine's 'Confessions' are examined in terms of gaining ...

Lucius in Apuleius' Golden Ass and St. Augustine

it is interesting to note that the heros first name is the same as both Apuleius himself, as well as the name of the author from w...

Cape Fear Films, Sin According to Saint Augustine, and Manicheism

In five pages this paper considers the original Cape Fear film and its remake in an examination of changing times, Augustine's and...

St. Augustine's Confessions and Concepts of Eternity and Time in Book XI

that it does not exist, a word can be a sign that signifies nothing. God, on the other hand, is omnipotent. He is omnificent. T...

Human Nature and the Views of Augustine and Aristotle

In a report that consists of ten pages human nature is examined in a contrasting and comparison of Augustine's and Aristotle's phi...

The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis

In five pages Augustine's influence and the significance of the heaven and hell bus ride iare considered in this overview of Lewis...

The Similarities in Thinking of Bonhoeffer, Luther, and Augustine

In a paper consisting of six pages the writer argues that despite living in different times these men's concepts and thoughts were...

God and Saint Augustine

In a paper that consists of five pages St. Augustine's concept of God is explored along with a consideration of its rationale in o...

St. Augustine of Hippo's Confessions

a certain inclination towards laziness. In discussing his childhood, Augustines theories toward education come out. He adamantly r...

Analyzing the Tribute by Augustine to Monica, His Mother

debate in terms of wanting a peaceful and inner spiritual life and letting go of his past indiscretions (St. Augustine, Bishop of ...

Confessions by Augustine of Hippo

back by the love of temporal pleasure" (Augustine 167). In accepting Christianity, Augustine records that he "no longer desired a ...

Early Christian Theology and Jesus

However, the historical record indicates that it was not long before the image of Jesus began to be detached from the historical J...

Aurelius and Augustine

parables, or a book of varied quotes. As an example, in the Sixth Book he notes, "Do not ever conceive anything impossible to ma...

Gregory of Nyssa and St. Augustine

Augustine Chapter X). He then notes that he learned many things through such examination concerning his behavior, behavior...