Tag: Saint Augustine

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“Don’t You Want to be on The Right Side of History?!” Such a warning is given to anyone who would dare stand in the way of current cultural narratives. The story being told could be political, sexual, racial, or social. But be assured, whatever the objective, some group thinks they know what is best now, […]

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From the blog Thinking Through Christianity and Scott Shiffer of Criswell College comes the first complete review of The Conversion and Therapy of Desire: Augustine’s Theology of Desire in the Cassiciacum Dialogues. [Disclosure: Scott’s a personal friend.] It’s a good summary of the book. And here are a few excerpts: . . . the book is significant for scholars […]

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A little earlier than I expected, my little Augustine book has an Amazon page! Thanks to Wipf and Stock’s unique business model, it’s about a hundred dollars cheaper than your average new academic book–starting at $23.08. It’s also awesomer than your average new academic book, if you can trust the six endorsers (and, to be honest, […]

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