We examine the conversion of Saint Augustine as he describes it in Books 8 and 9 of his Confessions.
Month: August 2022
Week XIV – Saint Augustine’s Confessions, III: Books 5-7
We continue exploring the Confessions of Saint Augustine – “the Doctor of Grace” – by discussing Books 5, 6 and 7.
Week XIII – Saint Augustine’s Confessions, II: Books 3-4
We continue exploring the Confessions of Saint Augustine – “the Doctor of Grace” – by discussing Books 3 and 4.
Week XII – Saint Augustine’s Confessions
We conclude our summer spirituality series with the work that has arguably meant more to more people than any other written work in human history, except only the Scriptures.
Week XI – Aquinas on Suffering: A Call and Response
This presentation is a consideration of Saint Thomas Aquinas’s teaching on suffering from his Literal Exposition of the Book of Job. All-but-forgotten today, this monumental text was considered the greatest work of biblical exegesis in its time. For 200 years, it was the definitive interpretation of Job’s story and a template for scholarly commentary on Scripture. We…