The work consists largely of rules for the reading and teaching of scripture, both old testament and new. Y eso nos da su doctrina o sus doctrinas religiosas. His work, the arte y vocabuldrio tagalo, was judged most useful because of the ease by which it permitted an understanding and thorough knowledge of so foreign a language. A short time later his mother, monica, died at ostia on the journey back to africa.
On christian doctrine or on christian teaching is a theological text written by saint augustine of hippo. This text brackets his later life because he begins the work in 396 and breaks off in 397 to restart only in 426. In favor of the theory of the nonauthenticity of the text, comments are made. Odonnell, chapter entitled elements of christianity, an introduction to the study of this text. With what face or how for shame shall we offer to them the doctrine of christ which. Augustine emphasized that familiarity with the text, sound philology, and an understanding of. Actually, in this work augustine not only sets out the rules and the tech. He shows that to discover the meaning we must attend both to things and to signs, as it is necessary to know what things we ought to teach to the. The bulk of the research and writing was done when i was employed by st andrews.
A year later, augustine was back in roman africa living in a monastery at tagaste, his native town. Undertaken at the same time as the confessions, it sheds light on the development of augustines thought, especially in the areas of ethics, hermeneutics, and signtheory. Undertaken at the same time as the confessions, it sheds light on the development of augustines thought, especially in the areas of. Christian doctrine is to be derived solely from scripture those books of the old and new testaments considered canonical in protestant editions of the bible. On christian doctrine, in four books online christian library.1160 847 786 988 76 1444 608 425 1568 1052 1335 1628 602 1574 1005 1378 259 1219 1585 1526 363 1384 1461 75 1600 62 522 421 331 987 1371 79 841 1250 936 714 1352 1410 34 902 728 1112 897 769 450 8 867