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Saint Augustine of Hippo: An Intellectual Biography

Miles Hollingworth


St. Augustine was undoubtedly one of the great thinkers of the early church. Yet it has long been assumed—and not without reason—that the main lines of his thought have been more or less fixed since his death. That insofar as we should be aware of him in the twenty-first century, he is a figure described, if not circumscribed, by his times. A major revisionist treatment of Augustine’s life and thought, Saint Augustine of Hippo overturns this assumption. In a stimulating and provocative reinterpretation of Augustine’s ideas and their position in the Western intellectual tradition, Miles Holling ... More

Keywords: Saint Augustine of Hippo, biography, revisionist, Western intellectual tradition, early Church, theology, philosophy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199861590
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861590.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Miles Hollingworth, author
St. John's College, Durham