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39—Augustine (Part 2): A Mob-Made Bishop Makes His Mark

By Mike Aquilina ( bio - articles - email ) | May 12, 2021 | In Way of the Fathers (Podcast)

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The drama of Augustine’s life hardly ended with his baptism. The years that followed included his ordination-by-mob, an attempt on his life, and wars of words with at least four major heresies. His years were breathless adventure and busyness, and yet they yielded 44 volumes of work that continues to exercise a profound influence—no only on Christian theology, but on civilization. This is the second of three episodes on his life.

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Works by St. Augustine on Catholic Culture Audiobooks https://www.catholicculture.org/search/search.cfm?searchgoals=6&andsearch=Augustine%20audiobooks

Saint Augustine. Works and Links (in several languages) http://www.augustinus.it/links/inglese/index.htm

Augustine, On the Trinity https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/library/fathers/view.cfm?recnum=3276

Augustine, The Correction of the Donatists https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/library/fathers/view.cfm?recnum=3296

Augustine, Of the Morals of the Catholic Church and of the Morals of the Manichaeans https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/library/fathers/view.cfm?recnum=3292

Augustine, On Christian Doctrine https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/library/fathers/view.cfm?recnum=3275

Augustine, On the Grace of Christ, and on Original Sin https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/library/fathers/view.cfm?recnum=3309

Erich Przywara, An Augustine Synthesis https://www.amazon.com/Augustine-Synthesis/dp/1625649363/

Vernon J. Bourke, The Essential Augustine
https://www.amazon.com/Essential-Augustine-Saint-Hippo/dp/0915144077

Mike Aquilina’s website https://fathersofthechurch.com

Mike Aquilina’s books https://catholicbooksdirect.com/writer/mike-aquilina/

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Mike Aquilina is a popular author working in the area of Church history, especially patristics. He is executive vice-president and trustee of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, a contributing editor of Angelus (magazine) and general editor of the Reclaiming Catholic History Series from Ave Maria Press. See full bio.

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