Augustine of Hippo • Aurelius Augustinus
Encyclopedia of the Reformed Faith
Augustine and Augustinianism
Augustine and AugustinianismAugustine (354–430), a major influence on Catholic and Protestant theology and doctrine, was born and educated in North Africa. After teaching in Rome and Milan, where he was converted to Catholic Christianity (386) through the influence of Ambrose, he returned to Africa,
Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics
Augustine. Augustine, bishop of Hippo (354–430), made his spiritual pilgrimage from Greek paganism through Manichaean dualism to neoplatonis. (see Plotinus) and finally to Christian theism. His great mind and immense literary output have made him one of Christianity’s most influential theologians.
The Lutheran Cyclopedia
Augustine, Luther’s attitude toward. It was in an Augustinian monastery that Luther fought the great spiritual battle of his life. The writings of Augustine greatly aided him, and his own theology always reflected, though not servilely, the distinctive views of this great teacher. He admired his fidelity
A Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects and Doctrines, Volumes I–IV
AUGUSTINUS, AURELIUS, ST., was born, Nov. 13, a.d. 354, at Tagaste (Tajelt), a town of Numidia. His parents were of humble origin. His father, Patricius, seems to have been a violent, vulgar man; but God had placed near him the most precious of all guardian angels, a Christian mother. No person in the
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Augustine aw-guhs′tuhn. Aurelius Augustinus, better known as Augustine of Hippo, was born in a.d. 354 in Latin-speaking N Africa (modern Algeria). His father was not a Christian, but his mother, Monica, raised him in the faith. Augustine rejected Christianity while still a teenager, and at the age 18
Dictionary of Christianity and Science: The Definitive Reference for the Intersection of Christian Faith and Contemporary Science
AUGUSTINE. Arguably the greatest of the church fathers, Augustine of Hippo (AD 354–430) lived more than 1,000 years before the emergence of the Scientific Revolution in Europe. Yet he addressed a number of critical philosophical and theological issues in his voluminous writings that anticipated historic
Dictionary of Luther and the Lutheran Traditions
Augustine of Hippo
Augustine of HippoAugustine of Hippo (354–430) was the most important and influential church father for Luther’s thought and for the Lutheran Reformation in general. Augustine’s high esteem for the authority of the Scriptures, his interpretation of and approach to Pauline theology, his reflection on
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
AUGUSTINE Augustine of Hippo (354–430 ce) stands preeminent among the scriptural interpreters of the Western church. He was preeminent among his contemporaries in Late Antiquity for his pastoral commitment as an exegete. He was preeminent in his influence at phase after phase of movements of reform and