Augustine of Hippo (book)

A Little Brown Book for Augustinian Readers: An Appreciation at 50 Augustine of Hippo: A Biography, Peter Brown, 1967
A Little Brown Book for Augustinian Readers: Review of Brown’s Augustine of Hippo

By turning to cultural anthropology and other methods for encountering the ancient world, Brown humanized not just Augustine but also ancient Christianity itself. Getting into the early Christian’s skin and trying to understand the world through the eyes of those who lived in it, Brown established empathy as a scholarly tool.

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