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.
Augustine, The City of God Against the Pagans.
Gerard O’Daly, Augustine’s City of God: A Reader’s Guide.
Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy of Science
Dr. Hanby is author of No God, No Science?: Theology, Cosmology, Biology (Wiley-Blackwell 2013) which reassesses the relationship between the doctrine of creation, Darwinian evolutionary biology, and science more generally. He is also author of Augustine and Modernity (Routledge 2003).Learn More