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181. Augustinianum: Volume > 2 > Issue: 3
Celestine J. Sullivan, Jr. David Hume on the Understanding: Third and final part
182. Augustinianum: Volume > 27 > Issue: 1/2
Paul Keresztes The Phenomenon of Constantine The Great’s Conversion
183. Augustinianum: Volume > 3 > Issue: 1
Donald X. Burt St. Augustine’s Evaluation of Civil Society
184. Augustinianum: Volume > 3 > Issue: 1
Damasus Trapp The Quaestiones of Dionysius de Burgo O. S. A.
185. Augustinianum: Volume > 3 > Issue: 1
Martin Nolan The Positive Doctrine of Pope Pius XII on the Principle of Totality
186. Augustinianum: Volume > 4 > Issue: 1
Damasus Trapp Simonis de Cremona O. E. S. A. lectura super 4 LL. Sententiarum MS Cremona 118 ff. 1r-136v
187. Augustinianum: Volume > 4 > Issue: 2
Damasus Trapp Notes on John Klenkok O.S.A. († 1374)
188. Augustinianum: Volume > 4 > Issue: 3
Martin Nolan The Positive Doctrine of Pope Pius XII on the Principle of totality, III
189. Augustinianum: Volume > 44 > Issue: 2
Michael M. Gorman From the Classroom at Fulda under Hrabanus: The Commentary on the Gospel of John Prepared by Ercanbertus for his praeceptor Ruodulfus
190. Augustinianum: Volume > 5 > Issue: 1
John M. Quinn The Concept of Time in St. Augustine
191. Augustinianum: Volume > 5 > Issue: 1
Damasus Trapp Notes on some Manuscripts of the Augustinian Michael de Massa († 1337)
192. Augustinianum: Volume > 5 > Issue: 1
Damasus Trapp Harvest of Mediaeval Theology
193. Augustinianum: Volume > 5 > Issue: 2
Damasus Trapp ‘Moderns’ and ‘Modernists’ in MS Fribourg Cordeliers 26
194. Augustinianum: Volume > 5 > Issue: 2
John W. O’Malley A note on Gregory of Rimini: Church, scripture, tradition
195. Augustinianum: Volume > 5 > Issue: 3
Kieran Nolan The Immortality of the Soul and the Resurrection of the Body according to Giles of Rome
196. Augustinianum: Volume > 59 > Issue: 2
Thomas Crean Hilary of Poitiers on the inter-Trinitarian Relation of the Son and the Holy Spirit
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Given the authority accorded to Hilary of Poitiers by ecumenical councils of the 1st millennium, it is of interest to determine his teaching about the disputed question of the eternal relation of the Son and the Holy Spirit. The question is complex, partly because it is one that Hilary in most cases touches upon only indirectly, when arguing for the divinity of the Son, and partly because the meaning of the relevant passages, even on the level of Latin syntax, is often hard to determine, and a matter of disagreement between different translators or editors. Y. Congar and A. E. Siecienski, in their surveys of the discussions of the inter-trinitarian relations of the Son and the Holy Spirit in the patristic age do not examine all these textual difficulties, nor do they discuss the Opus Historicum, which contains a highly relevant passage on this subject. The present article attempts to throw light on the question by examining the key texts and suggesting answers to the problems of translation and interpretation that they present. It concludes that Hilary’s position is substantially identical to that which would later be agreed by the Greek and Latin churches at the council of Florence, and enshrined in the decree Laetentur caeli.
197. Augustinianum: Volume > 59 > Issue: 2
Michael P. Foley The Fruit of Confessing Lips: Sacrifice and the Genre of Augustine’s Confessions
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In an effort to identify the genre of the Confessions, this essay: 1) explains the patristic notion of confession and how Augustine expands upon this already-rich concept to include that of sacrifice; 2) offers an overview of Augustine’s pervasive sacrificial imagery in the Confessions, especially with respect to himself, Monica, Alypius, and the philosophi; and 3) teases out the implications of this imagery and how Augustine’s theology of sacrifice relates to the genre of his Confessions. We conclude the Confessions is best understood as a sacrifice offered to God by Augustine in his capacity as bishop on behalf of his readers so that they may join him in the transformative act of confessing.
198. Augustinianum: Volume > 59 > Issue: 2
Wendy Elgersma Helleman Predication according to Substance and Relation: The Argument of Augustine’s De Trinitate 6
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Well-known Augustinian scholars have complained about unresolved issues and the nature of argumentation of De Trinitate 6. In this book Augustine examines the role of 1 Cor. 1:24, Christum […] dei sapientiam in anti-Arian polemic, and critiques what may be considered quasi-relational predication of divine wisdom. The present essay surveys recent scholarship on book 6, with special attention to the commentary of M. Carreker, affirming the role of logic in this book. It examines Augustine’s understanding of the genitive in the key phrase, sapientia dei, and recognizes that, in spite of his critique, Augustine goes out of his way in affirming the Nicene argument in order to do justice to the longstanding patristic tradition appropriating wisdom for Christ as God’s Son.
199. Augustinianum: Volume > 59 > Issue: 2
Kolawole Chabi Augustine’s Eucharistic Spirituality in his Easter Sermons
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This article studies Augustine’s Eucharistic Spirituality as it emerges primarily from his preaching, in his catechesis during the Easter Season. It investigates how the bishop of Hippo explains to the neophytes the transformation that makes bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Christ in order to ignite their awareness about what it is that they receive at the Altar. It further considers what Augustine indicates as the spiritual disposition necessary for the reception of the sacrament and its effects in the life of those who worthily share in it. Finally, the article explores the link Augustine establishes between the Eucharist and the Church to demonstrate the importance of Unity among those who approach the Altar of the Lord and the need to continuously become what we receive even today as we perpetuate the memorial of the Lord in our Eucharistic celebrations.
200. Augustinianum: Volume > 59 > Issue: 2
Christos Terezis, Lydia Petridou Angels in the Areopagetic Tradition: An Approach to Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite’s angelological Theory by George Pachymeres
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In this article, we deal with the intelligible world of the angels in the Areopagetic tradition and we compose references found in the De divinis nominibus to form, as far as possible, a complete definition of them. This systematic approach to the Areopagetic corpus takes into consideration Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite’s text and George Pachymeres’ Paraphrasis of this treatise. We also offer a methodological proposal on how we can structure theoretically general concepts that refer to objective realities, which however cannot be proved by the tools of formal Logic.