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By Robert Dodaro, George Lawless

Augustine of Hippo (AD 354-430) is arguably the main arguable Christian philosopher in background. His positions on philosophical and theological issues were the topics of severe scrutiny and feedback from his lifetime to the present.
Augustine and his Critics gathers twelve experts' responses to fashionable criticisms of his idea, overlaying: own and spiritual freedom; the self and God; sexuality, gender and the physique; spirituality; asceticism; cultural reports; and politics.
Stimulating and insightful, the gathering bargains forceful arguments for missed historic, philosophical and theological views that are at the back of a few of Augustine's so much unpopular convictions.

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While it is difficult to characterize, without unfair generalisations, national approaches to Augustinian research, certain patterns of interests, methods and mentalities continue to distinguish the geographical regions in which the majority of studies in Augustine are published. Looking broadly over the last decade or so, German and Austrian studies in Augustine still tend to stress lexicographical concerns, while southern Mediterranean research continues to be conducted along very traditional scholastic and philological lines.

Lössl, Intellectus gratiae. Brill, 1997, whose account, although historically comprehensive in relation to all the controversies in Augustine’s life, also devotes enormous attention to Augustine’s doctrine of grace in connection with the Pelagian controversy (see especially pp. 119–44, 187–96, 245–410). Studer, ‘Sacramentum et exemplum chez saint Augustin’, in Recherches augustiniennes 10 (1975), pp. 87–141, especially pp. McWilliam, ‘The Christology of the Pelagian Controversy’, in Studia Patristica.

Müller, Geschichtsbewuβtsein bei Augustinus, Würzburg, Augustinus-Verlag, 1993. Further recent work on ciu. is available in five collections of essays: The City of God. A Collection of Critical Essays, ed. Donnelly, New York, Peter Lang, 1995; Il De civitate Dei. L’opera, le interpretazioni, l’influsso, ed. Cavalcanti, Rome, Herder, 1996; Interiorità e AN OVERVIEW OF RECENT RESEARCH 31 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 intenzionalità nel De civitate Dei di Sant’Agostino, ed. Piccolomini, Rome, Institutum Patristicum «Augustinianum», 1991; Il mistero del male e la libertà possibile: III.

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