Augustine in Portrait Comparison Essay by The Research Group

Augustine in Portrait
A comparison of two portraits of Saint Augustine.
# 70358 | 3,220 words | 3 sources | APA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Art (History) , Religion and Theology (Christianity)

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This paper describes and compares two different portraits of Saint Augustine: the one drawn in his "Confessions" and the one in a modern biography of Augustine, written by Peter Brown. The paper presents the historical context for the life and work of Augustine. Then the paper examines Brown's evaluation of Augustine's place in the evolution of Christianity's spiritual content and its ecclesiastical structures.

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"The purpose of this research is to compare the portrait of Augustine of Hippo presented in Peter Brown's modern biography with the portrait that Augustine himself presents in the 'Confessions'. The plan of the research will be to set forth the historical context..."

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