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De Doctrina Christiana

Saint Augustine and R. P. H. Green


This is a completely new translation of the work that Augustine wrote to guide the Christian on how to interpret Scripture and communicate it to others, a kind of do‐it‐yourself manual for discovering what the Bible teaches and passing it on. Begun at the same time as his famous Confessions, but not completed until some thirty years later, it gives fascinating insight into many sides of his thinking, not least on the value of the traditional education of which the Confessions gives such a poor impression. Augustine begins by relating his theme to the love (and enjoyment) of God and the love of ... More

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Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1996 Print ISBN-13: 9780198263340
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2004 DOI:10.1093/0198263341.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Saint Augustine, author

R. P. H. Green, editor
University of Glasgow
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