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66. Augustine of Hippo: Philosopher, Exegete, and Theologian: A Second Collection of Essays by Roland J. Teske, S.J. ISBN-13: 978-0-87462-764-0. 296 pp. Paper. $30. Bibliography. Index.

Marquette University Press is pleased to bring together in one volume these important studies on Augustine by Roland Teske. Here scholars will find fourteen articles and chapters gathered from many journals and books written over a span of years from 1980 to 2005. Some of the essays included:

Augustine as Philosopher
Ultimate Reality according to Augustine of Hippo
Augustine, Flew and the Free Will Defense
Platonic Reminiscence and Memory of the Present in St. Augustine
Augustine of Hippo on Seeing with the Eyes of the Mind
St. Augustine’s Epistula X: Another Look at ‘Deificari in otio’

Augustine as Exegete
St. Augustine, the Manichees, and the Bible
The Criteria for Figurative Interpretation in St. Augustine
St. Augustine and the Vision of God
St. Augustine on the Good Samaritan
St. Augustine’s Use of ‘Manens in Se’

Augustine as Theologian
St. Augustine on the Humanity of Christ and Temptation
Augustine, Maximinus, and Imagination
The Definition of Sacrifice in the De ciuitate Dei
The Image and Likeness of God in St. Augustine’s De Genesi ad litteram liber imperfectus


Roland TeskeRoland J. Teske, S.J., Donald J. Schuenke Professor of Philosophy (PhD, University of Toronto, 1973), specializes in St. Augustine and medieval philosophers, especially William of Auvergne and Henry of Ghent. He has translated 10 volumes of works of St. Augustine, 4 volumes of works of William of Auvergne, and 3 volumes of works of Henry of Ghent. He has published over 50 articles on Augustine, over a dozen on William, and several on Henry. He has given the St. Augustine Lecture at Villanova and the Aquinas Lecture at Marquette University. He has been visiting professor at Santa Clara University, John Carroll University, and Villanova University.


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