This doctoral seminar will reflect on major themes in the thought of St. Augustine, his anthropology, his ecclesiology, his theology of history and of grace, as well as his historical importance, by concentrating on principal works such as the Confessions and the City of God. Additional works and secondary sources may be assigned by the professor.
Course Texts for Fall 2020
- Augustine, The City of God Against the Pagans, trans by Henry Bettensen (London: Penguin Classics, 2003). ASIN: B01NGZSNL8.
- Gerard O’Daly, Augustine’s City of God: A Reader’s Guide (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004). ISBN-10: 0199270813.