Brown is the leading English-language authority on St. Augustine; his many books include Society and the Holy in Late Antiquity, Body and Society, Power and Persuasion, Authority and the Sacred, and The Rise of Western Christendom: Triumph and Diversity, a.d. 200-1000.

St. Augustine's Statements. St. Augustine of Hippo is the patron of brewers because of his conversion from a former life of loose living, which included parties, entertainment, and worldly ambitions.

St. Augustine of Hippo is the patron of brewers because of his conversion from a former life of loose living, which included parties, entertainment, and worldly ambitions. Hippo, one of the few fortified cities, was overwhelmed with refugees. On Wednesday, 16 January [2008], at the General Audience in the Vatican, the Holy Father delivered part two of his Commentary on St. Augustine of Hippo. St. Augustine, also called Saint Augustine of Hippo, original Latin name Aurelius Augustinus, (born November 13, 354, Tagaste, Numidia [now Souk Ahras, Algeria]—died August 28, 430, Hippo Regius [now Annaba, Algeria]; feast day August 28), bishop of Hippo from 396 to 430, one of the Latin Fathers of the Church and perhaps the most significant Christian thinker after St. Paul.

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Kids Church Online. It was not his intention to become a priest.

Fortunatus, one of their great doctors, whom Augustine had challenged in public conference, was so humiliated by his defeat that he fled from Hippo. Augustine combated heresy, especially Manichæism, and his success was prodigious.

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His complete turnaround and conversion has been an inspiration to many who struggle with a particular vice or habit they long to break.. Augustine of Hippo (13 November 354 – 28 August 430) was a Christian theologian, rhetor, North African bishop, Doctor of the Catholic Church, saint, and a philosopher influenced in his early years by Manichaeism and the Neo-Platonism of Plotinus. St. Augustine of Hippo. By his life and especially his death, Augustine teaches that Christians must not lose heart, even in difficult situations, and must always help the needy . Latest Talk. His father named Patricio was a pagan, violent, drinker and infamous official at the service of the Empire.

Aurelius Augustinus, Augustine of Hippo, or Saint Augustine (November 13, 354 A.D. – August 28, 430 A.D.) was a philosopher, theologian, and was bishop of the North African city of Hippo Regius for the last part of his life.Augustine is a very important person in the development of Western Christianity, and is considered to be one of the church fathers. Church Online. Welcome to St. Augustine’s Join us for Sunday Church Online at 10:30am and Weekday Church Online at 8:00am . Pope Benedict XVI. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1987. pp.