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Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Selections. English. 2010
On the free choice of the will, On grace and free choice, and other writings / Augustine ; edited and translated by Peter King
Alternate Title On grace and free choice, and other writings
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  BR65.A52 E6 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Free will and determinism
Grace (Theology)
Physical Description xli, 264 p. ; 24 cm
Summary "The works translated here deal with two major themes in the thinking of St Augustine (354-430): free will and divine grace. On the one hand, free will enables human beings to make their own choices; on the other hand, God's grace is required for these choices to be efficacious. 'On the Free Choice of the Will', 'On Grace and Free Choice', 'On Reprimand and Grace' and 'On the Gift of Perseverance' set out Augustine's theory of human responsibility, and sketch a subtle reconciliation of will and grace. This volume is the first to bring together Augustine's early and later writings on these two themes, in a new translation by Peter King, enabling the reader to see what Augustine regarded as the crowning achievement of his work. The volume also includes a clear and accessible introduction that analyzes Augustine's key philosophical lines of thought"--Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Introduction; Chronology; Further reading; Note on the texts; List of abbreviations; On the Free Choice of the Will; Reconsiderations, 1.9; Confessions, 8.8.19-8.10.24; Confessions, 7.3.5; On Grace and Free Choice; On Reprimand and Grace; On the Gift of Perseverance, 8.16-13.33; Index of works cited; Index of names and subjects
Language Translated from the Latin
Series Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy
Alternate Author King, Peter, 1955-

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