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THEO 7571 Augustine's Confessions (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course will offer an in-depth reading of St. Augustine's classic work The Confessions. Attention will be paid not only to the theological, philosophical, and biographical issues raised in the text, but also to questions of genre, style, voice, and structure. Among the topics to be considered will be the nature of evil, language, scriptural interpretation, and the construction of individual and communal religious identity.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Douglas Finn

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17