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Augustine: "the mystery of themselves"

“Men go abroad to admire the heights of mountains, the mighty waves of the sea, the broad tides of rivers, the compass of the ocean, and the circuits of the stars, yet pass over the mystery of themselves without a thought.”

- Augustine of Hippo, Confessions

Religious/Theological Reflections

Jesus in Every Book of the Old Testament

This week we concluded a 14-week series on Jesus in the Old Testament, and we went out with a bang! I put together a reading to close out the series which was read by my friend Jamie Fox. 983 more words

Religion

Augustine: "its meaning grows with them"

“The Bible was composed in such a way that as beginners mature, its meaning grows with them.”

- Augustine of Hippo, Confessions

Religious/Theological Reflections

Relevant Magazine: "15 Augustine Quotes That Helped Shape Modern Christian Thought"

Today marks the anniversary of St. Augustine’s death in 430 AD.

Relevant magazine has listed 15 of Augustine’s most influential quotes in their opinion here… 38 more words

Theology

St. Augustine of Hippo

Augustine of Hippo
St. Augustine
13 November 354 – 28 August 430

It is a little known fact that St. Augustine of Hippo was born in about 354 C.E. 794 more words

Lesson

Saint of the Day for Wednesday, August 27th, 2014: St. Monica

Saint of the Day for Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

St. Monica

St. Monica was married by arrangement to a pagan official in North Africa, who was much older than she, and although generous, was also violent tempered. 61 more words

Late have I loved you

“Late have I loved you, beauty so old and so new; late have I loved you. And see, you were within and I was in the external world and sought you there, and in my unlovely state I plunged into those lovely created things which you made.

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