Gordon Beck

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Master of Sacred Theology (STM)


Historical Theology

Scripture References in this Resource

1 John 2:15; 1 Thessalonians 3:7; 2 Corinthians 11:16-30; Acts 17:28; Amos 6:1-6; Amos 6:1-6; Matthew 17:21-22; Matthew 22:37-38; Matthew 23:9; Romans 12:6-16; Romans 13:13-14; Romans 5:3-5; Romans 8:28-39


Thesis statement: It is the purpose of this paper to examine Augustine’s use or discarding of the classical methodology of education as found in his works de Ordine and de Doctrines Christiana.

Introduction: The tension in the early church between the Christian faith and pagan culture found a compromise in Augustine's declaration: "Every good and true Christian should understand that wherever he may find truth, it is the Lord's". This he declared in de Doctrines Christiana, 396.

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