By St Augustine,R. P. H. Green

The De Doctrina Christiana ("On Christian Teaching") is considered one of Augustine's most crucial works at the classical culture. Undertaken even as the Confessions, is sheds mild at the improvement of Augustine's concept, particularly within the parts of ethics, hermeneutics, and sign-theory. what's finest, besides the fact that, is its cautious try to point out accurately what components of a classical schooling are invaluable for a Christian, and
how the precepts of Ciceronian rhetoric can be utilized to speak Christian truth.

An up to date translation has lengthy been useful, for readers of Augustine and all who research the early church, or the classical culture, or the historical past of literary feedback or Biblical interpretation. This thoroughly new translation provides an in depth yet fashionable illustration of Augustine's inspiration and expression. A succinct advent and choose bibliography embodies the result of contemporary work.

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