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Ancient Christian Writers: St. Augustine Collection (12 vols.)
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Ancient Christian Writers: St. Augustine Collection (12 vols.)

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Paulist Press 1960–1988

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Overview

Though the church has produced many important theologians and thinkers, St. Augustine stands in a class with few others. Containing his most important theological treatises, practical works, and biblical commentaries, this collection provides readers with the essence of Augustine’s thought, ideas that have shaped and defined Christian life, theology, and ministry, for more than 15 centuries.

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Key Features

  • Includes an assortment Augustine’s essential works
  • Provides works from multiple genres including theology, philosophy, and biblical studies
  • Emphasizes Augustine’s educational theories and ministerial practices

Individual Titles

St. Augustine on Faith and Works

  • Author: St. Augustine
  • Translator: Gregory J. Lombardo
  • Series: Ancient Christian Writers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1988
  • Pages: 128

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Composed in AD 413, this work refutes certain writings that taught good works were not necessary to obtain eternal life.

St. Augustine on the Psalms, vol. 1

  • Author: St. Augustine
  • Translators: Felicitas Corrigan and Scholastica Hebgin
  • Series: Ancient Christian Writers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1960
  • Pages: 360

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One of the most profound biblical commentaries ever written, Augustine addresses the church as the very focus and center of God and Christ. This volume contains Augustine’s commentary on Psalms 1–29.

St. Augustine on the Psalms, vol. 2

  • Author: St. Augustine
  • Translators: Felicitas Corrigan and Scholastica Hebgin
  • Series: Ancient Christian Writers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1960
  • Pages: 410

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One of the most profound biblical commentaries ever written, Augustine addresses the church as the very focus and center of God and Christ. This volume contains Augustine’s commentary on Psalms 30–37.

St. Augustine: Literal Meaning of Genesis, vol. 1

  • Author: St. Augustine
  • Translator: John Hammond Taylor
  • Series: Ancient Christian Writers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1982
  • Pages: 296

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A thorough and profound commentary on the first three chapters of Genesis. Completed in AD 415, Augustine’s explains, what the author of Genesis intended to say about what God did when he created heaven and earth. Contains Books 1–6.

St. Augustine: Literal Meaning of Genesis, vol. 2

  • Author: St. Augustine
  • Translator: John Hammond Taylor
  • Series: Ancient Christian Writers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1982
  • Pages: 296

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

A thorough and profound commentary on the first three chapters of Genesis. Completed in AD 415, Augustine’s explains, what the author of Genesis intended to say about what God did when he created heaven and earth. Contains Books 7–12.

St. Augustine: Against the Academics

  • Author: St. Augustine
  • Translator: John J. O’Meara
  • Series: Ancient Christian Writers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1978
  • Pages: 224

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Comprising the three earliest known works of St. Augustine, these works give a picture of Augustine’s mindset at precisely the most critical and vital time of the great thinker’s life.

St. Augustine: Faith, Hope, and Charity

  • Author: St. Augustine
  • Translator: Louis A. Arand
  • Series: Ancient Christian Writers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1978
  • Pages: 176

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Drawing on all aspects of his thought, Augustine provides readers with a succinct compendium of his whole theology and the philosophical system on which it rests.

St. Augustine: Sermons for Christmas and Epiphany

  • Author: St. Augustine
  • Translator: Thomas Comerford Lawler
  • Series: Ancient Christian Writers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1978
  • Pages: 255

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Of all his works, it is Augustine’s sermons that give us the best portrayal of this brilliant and profoundly spiritual man presenting and interpreting the divine mysteries for his own people.

St. Augustine: The First Catechetical Instruction

  • Author: St. Augustine
  • Translator: Joseph P. Christopher
  • Series: Ancient Christian Writers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1978
  • Pages: 176

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Written about the year AD 405, this volume embodies both a manual for the catechist and a catechesis for the prospective catechumen.

St. Augustine: The Greatness of the Soul, the Teacher

  • Author: St. Augustine
  • Translator: Joseph M. Colleran
  • Series: Ancient Christian Writers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1978
  • Pages: 264

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An early writing, the The Greatness of the Soul treats the nature of the human soul, its dignity and grandeur. The Teacher discusses the fundamental question of how man acquires knowledge. Each text is written in the form of a dialogue.

St. Augustine: The Lord’s Sermon on the Mount

  • Author: St. Augustine
  • Translator: John J. Jepson
  • Series: Ancient Christian Writers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1978
  • Pages: 240

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Written between AD 393 and 396, when Augustine was a priest at Hippo, Augustine addresses the true intent of Jesus’ beatitudes, and the intentions behind the legendary sermon.

St. Augustine: The Problem of Free Choice

  • Author: St. Augustine
  • Translator: Dom Mark Pontifex
  • Series: Ancient Christian Writers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1978
  • Pages: 306

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One of the most important works in the history of theological and philosophical thought, Augustine wrote this treatise in the waning years of the fourth century, between AD 388 and 395. This dialogue’ objective is not so much to discuss free will, but to discuss the problem of evil in reference to the existence of God—who is almighty and all good.

Product Details

  • Title: Ancient Christian Writers: St. Augustine Collection
  • Author: St. Augustine
  • Series: Ancient Christian Writers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Volumes: 12
  • Pages: 3,131