City of God

by St. Augustine


Are you seeking to know more about free will, original sin, suffering, God's omniscience, or evil's presence? Consider Augustine's City of God, written during the 5th century. The apologist explains these doctrinal points as well as others. As a church father, Augustine had valuable experiences and knowledge, enabling him to make a cogent case for Christianity. At the time of his writing, Christianity was being blamed for the crumbling of the Roman Empire. The city of God is in contrast to the city of man. God's city is built on love and is eternal, while man builds his city on selfish ambitions with emphasis on the temporal.

Wailand Groenendyk
CCEL Staff Writer

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About St. Augustine

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Picture of St. Augustine
Picture of St. Augustine
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Born: AD 354
Died: AD 430
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