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Augustinian School of Theology
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This school of thought in the Order of Hermits of St. Augustine goes back to Giles (Aegidius) of Rome (d. 1316). It includes numerous independent thinkers from the 13th to the 18th century who, despite differences in detail, clearly reveal a single Augustinian line of thought. Its chief representatives are Gregory of Rimini (d. 1358), the Cardinal Legate at the Council of Trent, Girolamo Seripando (d. 1563), the poet and theologian Luis de León (d. 1591), as well as Cardinal Henry Noris (d. 1704…

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Adolar Zumkeller, “Augustinian School of Theology”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 04 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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