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Prayer after Augustine: A study in the development of the Latin tradition

Jonathan D. Teubner

Abstract

Prayer after Augustine explores the place of prayer in the works of Augustine, Boethius, and Benedict, three figures critically important to the development of Latin medieval philosophical and theological thought. Part I offers a chronologically ordered reconstruction of Augustine’s understanding of prayer, tracing both theological reflections and practices from his early philosophical dialogues to his late anti-Pelagian polemical works. Part II investigates how Boethius in his Opuscula sacra and De consolatione Philosophiae and Benedict in his Regula take up Augustine’s understanding of praye ... More

Keywords: Augustine, Augustinianism, Boethius, Benedict, prayer, tradition, patience, patristics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198767176
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198767176.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jonathan D. Teubner, author
Fernand Braudel Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique