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Homilies on the Gospel according to St. John, and His First Epistle, vols. 1 & 2

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Discover the Gospel and epistles of John with the insight of one of the church’s greatest pastor-theologians. These sermons present a clear interpretation of Scripture, are practical in scope, and are focused on the concrete realities of life. Augustine draws practical lessons from John’s writings while simultaneously pointing the reader towards the work of Christ, the nature of his divinity, and his love for the church as displayed in his death and resurrection.

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  • Offers alook at the epistles and Gospel of John through the critical eyes of Augustine
  • Provides a practical look at the importance of these books
  • Explores the nature of Christ and his interactions with the church

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About Augustine of Hippo

Augustine of Hippo (AD 354–430) was born in Thagaste, Numidia, in Northern Africa. He studied rhetoric in Carthage when he was 17. As an adult, Augustine abandoned the Christianity of his youth to pursue Manichaeism. Through his Manichaean connections, Augustine became professor of rhetoric at the imperial court of Milan. While in Milan, Augustine was heavily influenced by the bishop of Milan, Ambrose. This influence led Augustine to begin exploring Christianity, and eventually he reconverted. He was baptized in AD 387 and returned to Africa. There he was ordained and became and eventually became bishop of Hippo, an office he held until his death in AD 430. Throughout his ministerial career was a party to multiple controversies, including the Aryan and Pelagian controversies. He was a staunch defender and advocate of Nicene orthodoxy and is one of the church’s most influential pastor-theologians.

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“Where also it is shewn that that which we express by the two words amor and dilectio is one and the same thing. For the Lord also the last time saith not, Diligis Me, but, Amas Me?” (Pages 1074–1075)

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  • Title: Homilies on the Gospel according to St. John, and His First Epistle, Vols. 1 & 2: Hom. 1–124, S. John 1–21 and Hom. 1–10, 1 S. John
  • Author: Augustine of Hippo
  • Series: A Library of Fathers of the Holy Catholic Church
  • Volume: 1 & 2
  • Publishers: John Henry Parker, Francis & John Rivington
  • Print Publication Date: 1848–1849
  • Logos Release Date: 2014
  • Era: era:nicene
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Bible. N.T. John › Commentaries; Bible. N.T. 1 John › Commentaries
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2024-03-25T20:53:35Z

Aurelius Augustinus (354–430) is often simply referred to as St. Augustine or Augustine Bishop of Hippo (the ancient name of the modern city of Annaba in Algeria). He is the preeminent Doctor of the Church according to Roman Catholicism, and is considered by Evangelical Protestants to be in the tradition of the Apostle Paul as the theological fountainhead of the Reformation teaching on salvation and grace.


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