40—Augustine (Part 3): Last Days and the End of an Age
By Mike Aquilina ( bio - articles - email ) | May 25, 2021 | In Way of the Fathers (Podcast)
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When Augustine’s story is told, it too often ends with his baptism. But the drama of his later years is no less moving. He was as introspective at the end as he had been in his Confessions decades before. He gave his life and work a thoroughgoing review, even as he produced what many consider his masterpiece. His City of God marked the close of an age and the twilight of a brilliant life.
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, Reconsiderations (Retractationes) https://archive.org/details/retractationesof00elle/page/n5/mode/2up?ref=ol&view=theater
Augustine, City of God https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/library/fathers/view.cfm?recnum=3274
Allan D. Fitzgerald, O.S.A., Augustine Through the Ages: An Encyclopedia https://www.amazon.com/Augustine-Through-Ages-Allan-Fitzgerald/dp/080283843X/
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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