Augustine a collection of critical essays

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Needless to say, as in any collection of essays from various authors, the quality varies from piece to piece. Additional Information In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: He is especially conscious of the pitfalls confronting the liturgists who attempt renewal without a true historical perspective.

Matthews, the essay on foreknowledge and free will by William Rowe, and the essay on empiricism and time by Hugh M. A Collection of Critical Essays. Neither time nor space allows me to comment in detail on many of the articles which are worthy of critical comment in the sufficient depth that they deserve.

Augustine; a collection of critical essays

As the title suggests, this is a collection of critical essays on the thought of Augustine. These authors of the English-speaking world, with some exceptions, consider insufficiently the continental Augustinian scholarship, whether French or German. Darrell Jackson, reprinted from the Revue des Etudes Augustiniennes, to be good.

Save for two exceptions, these essays are collected from articles appearing in publications on both sides of the Atlantic as far back as Doubleday and Company, Inc.

Lacey, are written by linguistic analysts. As a Roman Catholic who has the profoundest respect for him, I shall earnestly pray that his evident openness to the Holy Spirit will guide him to a deeper understanding of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.

However, the article of F. With this premise Macquarrie proceeds to the second half of the book which is avowedly and necessarily autobiographical. I will therefore spend the remainder of this review commenting on some issues raised by his article. Given his doctrinal uncertainty, one can readily understand the distortion of a volume which, while emphasizing the centrality of worship, devotes one entire Chapter to Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament IXbut none to the Mass!

All Christians are grateful to Macquarrie for sharing his faith and worship with others. Augustine Lecture of from the Villanova Series, comparing Augustine with Christian and non-Christian Platonists previous to him on the questions of the divinity of the soul, attitudes toward the material universe, and the universal will to save all mankind, represents, by and large, the high quality of work that we have come to expect from him.

Augustine : a collection of critical essays

There are, however, some excellent articles by some of the best Augustinian scholars in England and America. Continuing the theme of worship as unifying faith and action Macquarrie sees clearly the problem confronting liturgists, bringing together the transcendence and immanence of God in ritual.

Many of the articles, e. Though there is a certain contribution that these men have to offer philosophical and historical research, this reviewer cannot help but think that in these articles we learn more about the thought of the authors than about the thought of Augustine.Moral Problems; a Collection of Philosophical Essays  Rachels, James () Military Ethics and Professionalism: A Collection of Essays .

Hilary Armstrong - - The Saint Augustine Lecture Series The Augustinian Constitution of Heidegger's Being and Time. Craig J. N. de Paulo - - American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 77. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

Augustine on free will and predestination / John M. Rist --Time: Time and contingency in St.

Augustine; a Collection of Critical Essays

Augustine / Robert Jordan -- Empiricism and Augustine's problems about time / Hugh M. Lacey --. As the title suggests, this is a collection of critical essays on the thought of Augustine. Save for two exceptions, these essays are collected from articles appearing in publications on both sides of the Atlantic as far back as Includes bibliographical references.

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