Firmly situating the Bishop of Hippo within his 4th-century North African context, Knowles and Penkett trace major themes in the life of this fascinating patristic theologian. Accessible text, beautiful full-color illustrations, and relevant sidebar quotations explore Augustine's youth, his dramatic conversion, his ordination, the major controversies he confronted, and his enduring legacy. 191 pages, softcover from InterVarsity.
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Date:January 15, 2011
Robert Horne- Jr.
Location:San Antonio, Texas
It is an excellent introduction to Augustine. Also reviews his major challenges in his writings and enough history to understand his life and times.