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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...

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...

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...

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...

Freedom Determinism More

Different theological philosophies attribute free will and freedom to different other theories. This paper explores libertarian fr...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Gregory of Nyssa and St. Augustine

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

God's Existence and Morality

course, defines that which is proper conduct, it distinguishes right from wrong; morality points to proper behavior that serves so...

Philosophically Considering the Existence of God

"the cauldron of competing doctrines which swirled at the heart of the early church...All medieval philosophers drew on his work, ...

Women's Role and the Concept of Marriage

In eight pages this paper examines writings of St. Jerome, St. Augustine, and others in a consideration of the marriage concept an...

'Just War' Concept

In eighteen pages this paper examines how St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Augustine of Hippo developed the 'just war' concept and theor...

Comparison of St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Augustine

In eight pages this research paper contrasts and compares these Christian theologians in terms of their similarities and differenc...

Cantos 11 and 12 of Dante's 'Paradiso'

doubt, people during that time would have recognized. The twelve person circles are led by each St. Thomas, the Franciscan, and St...

'Evil' Problem and Confessions of Saint Augustine

In five pages this paper examines how evil is conceptualized by St. Augustine of Hippo in this early theological text. Three sour...

Free Will and Saint Augustine

n.d.). God knew that humans would use their free will for evil but He also knew that good would emerge through His Grace (Anderson...

Literature of the Medieval Period

seems to be known about the education of Mark. The author of this gospel is believed to have been John Mark, the cousin of Barnaba...

Analyzing A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters by Julian Barnes

fictional historical account, as the author uses a host of unusual situations and characters to dramatize historical interpretatio...

Predestination and Free Will According to St. Augustine

That system is based on three principals: 1. God is absolute Master, by His grace, of all the determinations of the will; 2. man ...

God Exists According to the Arguments of Saint Augustine

something greater than humans and that is God (Donati, 2002). He offers further proof through mathematical concepts, for instance,...

Travel Story That is Subject Oriented

an integral part of the travelogue. These obstacles are met and either overcome, or the obstacles serve as catalysts to propel th...

Augustine of Hippo and Evil

"middle of the road" in this extreme religious philosophy. When Augustine was indulging in his sinful or evil behavior, he mainta...

Earth and Heaven According to Dante Alighieri and Augustine of Hippo

tells the reader that all the Romans desired, and more, would actually be found in the City of God. This is not to say that moneta...

Meet Joe Black, the Confessions of Augustine of Hippo, and Transformation

death in the usual manner, but rather as a good looking young man who is apparently capable of falling in love with an attractive ...

Tutorial on Peter Abelard and Saint Augustine of Hippo

nine Books relate Augustines life up to the death of his mother and then, the story takes an abrupt turn as Augustine puts forth h...

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 ...