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Augustine of Hippo: Enticing Education

“This experience sufficiently illustrates the truth that free curiosity has greater power to stimulate learning than rigorous coercion. Nevertheless, the free-ranging flux of curiosity is channeled by discipline under you laws, God.” —Augustine, Confessions


First Stop, St Augustine!

After 10 years in the nations oldest city, I’ve found some pretty amazing bars and restaurants that offer unique vibes and great drinks specials. It only feels right to start with the place I’ve called home for so long. 206 more words

Ancient City

The August Theologian: What We Were Made For

“You stir man to take pleasure in praising you, because you have made us for yourself, and our heart is restless until it rests in you.” —Augustine of Hippo, Confessions


#422 - A History of the Catholic Church - Predestination

This week we look at some of the reasons for the popularity of Augustine’s views on original sin and God’s grace as well as some of the more challenging aspects of his theology – such as his views on the fate of unbaptized infants and the divine predestination. 65 more words


Augustine of Hippo: “it should not be taken to be as necessarily true"

“Already I had learned from thee that because a thing is eloquently expressed it should not be taken to be as necessarily true; nor because it is uttered with stammering lips should it be supposed false.” 6 more words

Religious/Theological Reflections

Foliage of Inspiration

Holy Scripture an ‘an immeasurable forest of prophecy.’ This forest is nowhere bare: everywhere there is the same dense foliage of inspiration, and from all the tree-tops of it there rustles the one word, “Christ.” 8 more words


Find your rest

“Our hearts are restless, until they can find rest in you.” Augustine of Hippo