Titolo: Augustine and Liberal Education
Casa editrice: Ashgate Publishing 2000-11
Data di pubblicazione: 2000
Hardback. Book Very good condition. No dust jacket. ISBN: 0754613348. Codice inventario libreria J710153
Riassunto: Augustine of Hippo (354-430 AD), bishop, theologian, philosopher and rhetorician, has left a rich legacy for reflection upon relationships between Christianity and culture, Christian catechises and liberal education, and between faith and reason. This text aims to shed light on liberal education past and present, from an Augustinian point of view. Ranging from historical investigations of particular themes and issues in the thought of Saint Augustine, to reflections on the role of tradition and community and the challenges and opportunities facing universities in the next century, the contributors return to the sources of traditional reflection whilst exploring contemporary issues of education and "the good life". Essays on Augustinian inquiry in medieval and modern eras address critical questions on the role of rhetoric, reading, and authority in education, on the social context of learning, and on the relationship between liberal education and properly Christian catechesis. Contemporary questions on liberal education from philosophical, political, theological and ethical perspectives are then explored in the essays which move from the past to the present.
Kim Paffenroth is chair of the Religious Studies Department and associate professor at Iona College.
Kevin L. Hughes is associate professor in Department of Theology and Religious Studies and director of the Patristic, Medieval, and Renaissance Conference at Villanova University.
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