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By Brian Dobell

This publication examines Augustine's highbrow conversion from Platonism to Christianity, as defined at Confessions 7.9.13–21.27. it's extensively assumed that this happened in the summertime of 386, presently earlier than Augustine's volitional conversion within the backyard at Milan. Brian Dobell argues, in spite of the fact that, that Augustine's highbrow conversion didn't ensue till the mid-390s, and develops this declare through evaluating Confessions 7.9.13–21.27 with a few vital passages and subject matters from Augustine's early writings. He therefore invitations the reader to think about anew the matter of Augustine's conversion in 386: was once it to Platonism or Christianity? His unique and demanding learn may be of curiosity to quite a lot of readers within the historical past of philosophy and the historical past of theology.

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