Augustine's Changing Interpretations of Genesis 1-3: From De Genesi Contra Manichaeos to De Genesi Ad Litteram

Augustine's Changing Interpretations of Genesis 1-3: From De Genesi Contra Manichaeos to De Genesi Ad Litteram

By: Yoon Hyung Kim (author)Hardback

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Description

Investigates and compares Augustine's two commentaries on the opening chapters of Genesis: De Genesi contra Manichaeos, his first scriptural exegesis, and De Genesi ad Litteram, the final and monumental version of his exploration of creation. This book describes how Augustine's exegesis of Genesis 1-3 progressed in the two commentaries.

About Author

Yoon Kyung Kim, an independent scholar, received her Ph.D. from Saint Louis University.

Contents

Foreword; Acknowledgements; I. Introduction; II. Literal and Figurative Interpretation; III. History and Literal Interpretation; IV. Augustine's Understanding of the Scriptures; V. Augustine's Reconciliation of the Two Creation Stories; VI. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773456709
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780773456709
  • ISBN10: 0773456708

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