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Aurelius Augustinus, Augustine of Hippo (November 13, 354 – August 28, 430) is a saint and the pre-eminent Doctor of the Church according to Roman Catholicism; he was the eldest son of Saint Monica.
Saint Augustine of Hippo was born in 354 in Tagaste to a Christian mother and a Pagan father, raised in Roman north Africa, educated in Carthage, and employed as a professor of rhetoric in Milan by 383.
Augustine of Hippo deemed this scattering important because he believed that it was a fulfillment of certain prophecies, thus proving that Jesus was the Messiah.
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  Augustine of Hippo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Augustine's mother had followed him to Milan and he allowed her to arrange a society marriage, for which he abandoned his concubine (however he had to wait two years until his fiancée came of age; he promptly took up in the meantime with another woman).
Augustine died on August 28, 430, during the siege of Hippo by the Vandals.
Augustine deemed this scattering important because he believed that it was a fulfillment of certain prophecies, thus proving that Jesus was the Messiah.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Augustine of Hippo
Augustine himself tells us that he was enticed by the promises of a free philosophy unbridled by faith; by the boasts of the Manichæans, who claimed to have discovered contradictions in Holy Writ; and, above all, by the hope of finding in their doctrine a scientific explanation of nature and its most mysterious phenomena.
In 383 Augustine, at the age of twenty-nine, yielded to the irresistible attraction which Italy had for him, but his mother suspected his departure and was so reluctant to be separated from him that he resorted to a subterfuge and embarked under cover of the night.
Augustine undoubtedly remained at Milan until towards autumn, continuing his works: "On the Immortality of the Soul" and "On Music." In the autumn of 387, he was about to embark at Ostia, when Monica was summoned from this life.
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 Augustine of Hippo information - Search.com
Augustine's mother had followed him to Milan and he allowed her to arrange a society marriage, for which he abandoned his concubine (however he had to wait two years until his fiancée came of age; he promptly took up in the meantime with another woman).
While Augustine's doctrine of divine predestination would never be wholly forgotten within the Catholic Church, finding eloquent expression in the works of Bernard of Clairvaux, Reformation theologians such as Martin Luther and John Calvin would look back to him as the inspiration for their avowed capturing of the Biblical Gospel.
Augustine deemed this scattering important because he believed that it was a fulfillment of certain prophecies, thus proving that Jesus was the Messiah.
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 Augustine of Hippo, Bishop and Theologian
Augustine prospered in Rome, and was eventually appointed chief professor of rhetoric for the city of Milan, at that time the capital city of the Empire in the West.
Augustine undertook this approach, and believed that he had in fact had an experience of the presence of God, but found that this only made him more aware of the gulf between what he was and what he realized that he ought to be.
Augustine's written output was vast, and largely responsible for the fact that the entry for him in the index of the Encyc.
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 Western North African Christianity/ Augustine of Hippo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Augustine was far less optimistic about the possibility of ensuring a truly virtuous clergy and far more concerned about GodÕs role in the sacraments than in the role of the human agent.
Augustine encountered Pelagianism in North Africa in the person of Celestius one of PelagiusÕ followers who also escaped Rome, but had fled to Carthage, where he applied for ordination, but was denied on the grounds that his views were heretical.
Augustine called the first community the City of God and the second he called the City of Man. In his view Rome was a physical representation of the City of Man, while the church was a physical representation of the City of God.
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 Augustine [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
Augustine tries to reconcile his beliefs about freewill, especially the belief that humans are morally responsible for their actions, with his belief that one’s life is predestined.
Augustine is the first ecclesiastical author the whole course of whose development can be clearly traced, as well as the first in whose case we are able to determine the exact period covered by his career, to the very day.
Augustine's pride was touched; that the unlearned should take the kingdom of heaven by violence, while he with all his learning was still held captive by the flesh, seemed unworthy of him.
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 Augustine of Hippo, St - MSN Encarta
Augustine of Hippo, St (354-430), greatest of the Latin Fathers and one of the most eminent Western Doctors of the Church.
Augustine was educated as a rhetorician in the North African cities of Tagaste, Madaura, and Carthage.
In the course of this conflict, which was long and bitter, Augustine developed his doctrines of original sin and divine grace, divine sovereignty, and predestination.
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 BIO: Augustine of Hippo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Augustine prospered in Rome, and was eventually appointed chief professor of rhetoric for the city of Milan, at that time the capital city of the Empire in the West.
Augustine undertook this approach, and believed that he had in fact had an experience of the presence of God, but found that this only made him more aware of the gulf between what he was and what he realized that he ought to be.
Augustine's written output was vast, and largely responsible for the fact that the entry for him in the index of the Encyc.
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Augustine of Hippo (354-430 AD) took great pains to create and project a powerful image of himself beyond the churches and towns where he wrote and taught in Roman north Africa.
Augustine may have been the first saint to find a home page on the Internet and he has dwelled here, in a comfortable corner of the afterlife, since early 1994.
April 2001: Augustine in Algeria: In April, 2001, an international conference on Augustine was held in Algiers and Annaba (= Hippo Regius) under the joint sponsorship of the Algerian and Swiss governments.
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 Saint Augustine of Hippo - Catholicism
Saint Augustine was the son of a devout Catholic mother, Monica, and a Pagan father, Patricius.
In 387 Augustine was baptized in Tagaste and soon thereafter gathered a community of friends to share a common lifestyle and support along their spiritual journey.
Augustine was ordained a Priest in 391 and Bishop of Hippo in 395.
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 Saint Augustine (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
In 391, Augustine was reluctantly ordained as a priest by the congregation of Hippo Regius (a not uncommon practice in Northern Africa), in 395 he was made Bishop, and he died August 430 in Hippo, thirty-five years later, as the Vandals were besieging the gates of the city.
Augustine feels obliged to confirm, contra the Pelagians, the condemnation of the unbaptized infant, but on a creationist reading of the soul's origin, this is hard to reconcile with divine justice, especially given the notion that the unborn have done neither good nor evil.
Augustine is acutely aware that scripture has an historical dimension, and he is sensitive as well to the tensions between the scriptural tradition and the Neoplatonic framework upon which he is relying, a tension that comes to eclipse much of the intellectualistic optimism we find in his earliest completed post-conversion works, e.g.
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 Augustine of Hippo - Theopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Augustine was born in 354 in Tagaste, a provincial Roman city in North Africa.
Augustine argued that the only way any are saved is by God intervening and choosing some whom he calls his elect to be saved.
Augustine consequently proposed a solution to the problem of evil in the world attributing it to the Fall of humanity after the disobedience in the Garden of Eden.
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 St. Augustine of Hippo (354-430) - ReligionFacts
Augustine is one of the precious few ancient figures who recorded a great deal of information about their life and times.
Although Augustine largely downplays the relationship in the Confessions, explaining that he was infatuated with the idea of romantic love and had no control of his lustful desires, it seems clear he loved her deeply.
Although it may seem surprising that the bright Augustine could be a devoted follower of such a belief system, which Bonner describes as one of the 'strangest and most bizarre of the many strange and bizarre fantasies which the human mind has conceived,' {4} it in fact held many attractions for him.
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 Augustine of Hippo
Aurelius Augustinus, Augustine of Hippo ('The knowledgeable one') (November 13, 354 – August 28, 430) is a saint and the pre-eminent Doctor of the Church according to Roman Catholicism, and is considered by Reformed Theologians to be (together with the Apostle Paul) the theological fountainhead of the Reformation teaching on salvation, grace and election.
Augustine was the eldest son of Saint Monica, an African by birth, a Roman by education, a Milanese by baptism, still inspire many Christians all over the world who follow the path of faith.
Augustine's mother followed him to Milan and he allowed her to arrange a society marriage, for which he abandoned his concubine (however he had to wait two years until his fiancée came of age - and promptly took up in the meantime with another woman).
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 Augustine of Hippo - OrthodoxWiki
Augustine of Hippo (354–430) is one of the great Church Fathers of the fourth century; he was the eldest son of Saint Monica.
In 396 he was made coadjutor bishop of Hippo (assistant with the right of succession on the death of the current bishop), and remained as bishop in Hippo until his death in 430.
Augustine died on August 28, 430, during the siege of Hippo by the Vandals.
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 St. Augustine of Hippo - Augustinian Saints
Augustine of Hippo (354-430) envisioned a form of religious community life in which the members would "live in harmony, being united in mind and heart on the way God." He wrote, or inspired the writing of, a Rule outlining the basic principles of this sort of life.
A Bishop in Hippo (near modern-day Annaba, Algeria), Augustine was an influential leader in the African Church.
At the insistence of the Christians of Hippo, Augustine was ordained a Priest in 391, and Bishop of Hippo in 395.
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 Saint Augustine of Hippo, Phoenician Punic
Saint Augustine of Hippo was an icon of the Christian faith and came from a Phoenician Punic stock.
Saint Augustine of Hippo was born at Tagaste on 13 November, 354.
Augustine, who was ill when the Vandals besieged Hippo, died on Aug. 28, 430, before the town was taken.
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 Tradition Day by Day: Home Page
June 12: Augustine of Hippo, Expositions of the Psalms 37, 13-14: CCL 38, 391-392.
September 28: Augustine of Hippo, Expositions of the Psalms 69, 1: CCL 39, 930-931.
December 2: Augustine of Hippo, Expositions of the Psalms 119, Hom.
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 The Ecole Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Augustine (354- 430 CE), bishop, Doctor of the Church, and the most influential theologian of Latin Christianity, was born of a Christian mother and a heathen father.
Ambrose, bishop of Milan, and Augustine's mother, Monica, were instrumental in his conversion to Catholic Christianity in 386, though this was facilitated by Augustine's study of Plotinus' Neoplatonism, which gave him an intellectual access to mystical/spiritual experience.
In 391, he was almost forcibly ordained presbyter at Hippo, and from 395 to 430, he served as bishop.
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Augustine is a left-side of entry, a shrimping and publication fishing center, and a human year-round resort.
Augustine resisted attacks by South Carolinians in 1705-3 and in 1741 by James Oglethorpe, the precursor of Georgia, but it moved to the English in 1761 at the end of the French and Indian Wars.
Augustine Beach was the bearing of an disreputable globster, knew as the St. Augustine Monster, that cleaned up on the beach in the late 19th century.
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