St. Augustine 's Life And Life

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Augustine was born November 13, A.D. 354, in Tagaste; and died seventy-six years later in Hippo Regius. Augustine was raise up in a family with both parents his father (Patricius) who was a nonbeliever until later in life and Augustine mother (Monica) a child of God. His mother taught Augustine at a young age about our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Augustine like any other young teenager did not like school but at the same time had a desire to be liked by his teacher’s, but had some bad behavioral issues at times. Augustine parents saw that their son was college material, but like so many parents, they were concerned about the cost. Augustine’s parents Patricius and Monica with the help of family and friends put together enough money to send their son to the University Madaura, but after Augustine began school his father died, and that left Augustine’s mother with limited resources, but Monica was determined to keep her son in school. Saint Augustine belongs to a group of ecclesiastical writers from the Patristic Age, called Fathers of the Church, who wrote from the end of the first century to the close of the eighth century c.e. Augustine’s writings involve many spiritual and intellectual subjects and are written in many different forms; no one work conveys all of his views. His writings are theocentric or God-centered, often focusing on God’s relation to human beings. For example, in accordance with Genesis 1:26, he asserts that each human being is made in the image of

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