Greek And Latin Voices (augustine)

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01Maria Wyke: The Education Of A Latinist20080114

Greek and Latin Voices

Series about the literature which underpins Western civilisation. Augustine is extraordinarily important to Western culture. Coming to maturity as the Roman Empire fell apart, he straddled two worlds. He wrote prolifically in beautiful Latin prose, launched the self-exploring psychology of western humanity and, at the same time, defined the concept of Original Sin.

1/4. Maria Wyke: The Education of a Latinist

Augustine's penetratingly modern ideas about the teaching of classics to children.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond

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A look at the influence Augustine had on the Christian church. Dr Rowan Williams reflects.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond

03Professor Gillian Clark: What Augustine Didn't Say20080116

Gillian Clark explores Just War and the famous plea of 'give me chastity but not yet'.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond

04Dr James J O'donnell20080117

One of Augustine's most respected biographers puts his life in context.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond