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Augustine’s Theology
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1. Introduction

Augustine (354–430) left behind no systematic theology. His unique influence in the Western church rests on many works that he wrote for a variety of purposes—some biographical (Confessions), others apologetic (City of God), speculative (On the Trinity), ecclesiastical, or polemic. The basic thrust of his t…

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O’Daly, Gerard, “Augustine’s Theology”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 24 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_A711>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512

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