During the years between Augustine’s ordination to the priesthood (391) and his consecration as the Bishop of Hippo (395 or 396), he took an intense interest in biblical exegesis. One of the fruits of his penetrating investigations is his two-volume Commentary on the Lord’s Sermon on the Mount, of which a lucid English translation is presented in this volume. Also included are Augustine’s subsequent, self-critical remarks (Retractationes 1.19) on this commentary, as well as seventeen selected sermons on topics relevant to the commentary.
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Patristics & Patrology
Papias was an Apostolic Father, Bishop of Hierapolis (modern Pamukkale, Turkey), and author who lived circa 70–163 AD. It was Papias who wrote the Exposition of the Sayings of the Lord in five books. This work, which is lost apart from brief excerpts in later writings, is an important early source on Christian oral tradition [...]
Books and Media
If the word trinity isn’t in Scripture, why is it such an important part of our faith? And if the Bible can be interpreted in may ways, how do we know what to nake of it? And who decided what should be in the Bible anyway? The Church Fathers provide the answers. These brilliant, embattled, [...]