Possidius of Calama a study of the North African episcopate at the time of Augustine

Hermanowicz analyzes Possidius' episcopal career and the biography of his life-long friend St. Augustine, the Vita Augustini. She challenges the widely-held view of Augustine dominating the theological landscape of North Africa demonstrating how often his position was isolated on key matters of...

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Main Author: Hermanowicz, Erika T.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2008, 2008
Series:The Oxford early Christian studies / The Oxford early Christian studies
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Hermanowicz analyzes Possidius' episcopal career and the biography of his life-long friend St. Augustine, the Vita Augustini. She challenges the widely-held view of Augustine dominating the theological landscape of North Africa demonstrating how often his position was isolated on key matters of law, coercion and diplomacy
Physical Description:xii, 254 p.
ISBN:9780191717062
0191717061