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Confessions , books VII-VIII 1. Does Augustine think of God as a material thing? 2. Why is the existence of evil a problem for Augustine (113-14)? 3. Why does Augustine liken God to a sea at this stage in his thought (115)? 4. Why does Augustine reject astrology (116-19)? 5. How does Augustine solve the problem of evil (124-5)? 6. After he solves his intellectual problems with Christianity, why does Augustine still hold back from conversion to the Christian faith? 7. What is the story of Victorinus that Simplicianus tells Augustine? 8. What are the two wills that Augustine mentions (140)? 9. What is it that holds the will in chains? 10. About whom does Ponticianus tell Augustine (142)? 11. What does Augustine say to Alypius about uneducated people on p. 146?
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Unformatted text preview: 12. What does the force of habit say to Augustine about his vices (151)? 13. Who tells Augustine to "pick up and read" (152)? 14. What does Augustine read? 15. Who does Augustine credit with converting him? 1. He tries not to but sometimes has physical images in his mind 2. Its a problem b/c he doesnt understand where it couldve come from if everything was created by one true good creator 3. He compares God to a sea b/c he visualized God surrounding on all sides and permeating in all directions like a sea 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. A voice from a nearby house chanting as if it might be a boy or girl 14. 15....
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