Humanities 04.28.08

Humanities 04.28.08 - Humanities 04.28.08 5A: The Pear...

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Humanities 04.28.08 5A: The Pear Thief 1. An autobiography of God’s Image 2. Augustine’s Life Search: The Origins of Evil (Theodicy) 3. Augustine takes a Great Books (lass-and its Aurelius Augustine (354-430) Introduction o Combination of self-absorbent and extraordinary honesty o His failure to look up to his ideals, which lead up to be harsh on himself o He is a saint and intellectual thinker and a self-confess sinner, who loves sexual contact o What is he doing by writing this book? What is the point? 1. Responding to his mid-life 2. The tile of the book, Confession In Christianity, one ought to confess all sins; therefore, the book addresses God 3. He wants to understand God. He is taking the verse from Genesis 1:21 seriously that humanity is in God’s image. In order to understand God is in humanity. o Why is he extremely harsh on himself? He wants to take responsibilities of all his wrong- doing and not inscribes them on God. o
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