Saint Augustine

Standard Name: Augustine, Saint,, of Hippo
Used Form: St Augustine


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Cultural formation Eleanor Farjeon
The influence of Denys Blakelock seems to have been decisive in EF 's reception into the Catholic Church in August 1951, not long after her honeymoon with the actor. This event, which she presented to...
Cultural formation Helen Waddell
Her father's death plunged the PresbyterianHW into a crisis of religious faith and a conviction that the goodness of God was a myth. Hating the Puritanism in which she had grown up, its stress...
Education Elizabeth Shirley
Dorothy L. Latz is at pains to emphasise the importance for ES of the thinking of such fellow Augustinians as (apart from St Augustine himself), Gerard Grote , Henry Suso , Ruysbroeck , Bernard of Clairvaux
Education Winefrid Thimelby
At the age of twelve she entered the school run by the English Augustinian Canonesses at St Monica's , at Louvain in present-day Belgium. Dorothy L. Latz notes the influence on her of St Augustine
Education Evelyn Underhill
She did not take advantage of her opportunity to study theology while at the Anglican foundation of King's, but became interested in religion through reading philsophy and poetry from her father's library. Plotinus , St Augustine
Education Julian of Norwich
Julian of Norwich may have been a learned woman; but if so it is not clear who taught her. She seems to have had a reading knowledge of Latin, and to have known the work...
Intertextuality and Influence Viola Meynell
Here VM uses Saint Augustine 's view of human nature as depraved in order to explore the subtleties and ambiguities of intention.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Intertextuality and Influence Edith Mary Moore
The title-page quotes from Shakespeare (What's past is Prologue) and Cicero (That cannot be said too often which is not yet understood).
Moore, Edith Mary. The Defeat of Woman. C.W. Daniel Co.
The chapters run from Women and the Struggle...
Intertextuality and Influence Frances, Lady Norton
FLN 's works, like the volume already published of Gethin, are very largely composed of quotations. Norton addresses this issue in The Applause of Virtue, in her prefatory To the Reader, which opens...
Intertextuality and Influence Julia O'Faolain
The title paraphrases one of the two epigraphs, in which St Augustine maintains that separately . . . the woman herself alone is not the image of God: whereas the man alone is the image...
Intertextuality and Influence Mildred Cable
The first three chapters are devoted to each individual woman, while the fourth describes their coming together into a three-fold cord, which could not easily be broken.
Cable, Mildred, and Francesca French. Something Happened. Hodder and Stoughton.
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Intertextuality and Influence Winefrid Thimelby
Latz also finds her style to be poetic, reflecting the influence of mystics like St Augustine and Ruysbroeck (whose work was later translated and discussed by Evelyn Underhill ); Thimelby quotes and cites these two...
Literary responses Catherine Holland
On the whole Latz judges that CH 's writings are Augustinian in opinion, which means she wrote before absorbing other influences at the convent.
Author summary Winefrid Thimelby
Though the focus of her life was religion, the seventeenth-century WT expressed in several genres an urge to write: pious meditations, lively familiar letters, and in all probability a long sequence of the annals of...
Publishing Hannah Arendt
HA published with J. Springer of Berlin her doctoral dissertation, Der Liebesbegriff bei Augustin (in English Saint Augustine's Concept of Love). She dedicated it to Martin Heidegger .
Young-Bruehl, Elisabeth. Hannah Arendt. For Love of the World. Yale University Press.
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411: St Augustine of Hippo established the orthodox...

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St Augustine of Hippo established the orthodox Christian doctrine of original sin (the inescapable rottenness of all human beings from the instant of birth) in his workDe Peccatum Meritis et Remissione.


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