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Published: 21 November 2013

206 Pages


ISBN: 9780199563708

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Contemplation and Classical Christianity

A Study in Augustine

John Peter Kenney

Oxford Early Christian Studies

  • Provides a detailed examination of the ancient Christian notion of contemplation.
  • Clarifies the historical background to Augustine's Confessions.
  • Explores Augustine's relation to pagan Platonism.
  • Contrasts pagan and Christian monotheism.