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The Mysticism of Saint Augustine: Re-Reading the Confessions, JOHN PETER  KENNEY

Author Name    JOHN PETER KENNEY

Title   The Mysticism of Saint Augustine: Re-Reading the Confessions

Binding   PAPERBACK

Book Condition   Very Good

Publisher    Routledge

ISBN Number    0415288339 / 9780415288330

Seller ID   SKU1034622

0415288339 Very Good. Light shelf wear to covers/corners; satisfaction guaranteed. Trade paperback binding. Earthlight Books is a family owned and operated, independent bookstore serving Walla Walla, Washington since 1973.

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Augustine's vision at Ostia is one of the most influential accounts of mystical experience in the Western tradition, and a subject of persistent interest to Christians, philosophers and historians.
This book explores Augustine's account of his experience as set down in the Confessions and considers his mysticism in relation to his classical Platonist philosophy. John Peter Kenney argues that while the Christian contemplative mysticism created by Augustine is in many ways founded on Platonic thought, Platonism ultimately fails Augustine in that it cannot retain the truths that it anticipates. The Confessions offer a response to this impasse by generating two critical ideas in medieval and modern religious thought: firstly, the conception of contemplation as a purely epistemic event, in contrast to classical Platonism; secondly, the tenet that salvation is absolutely distinct from enlightenment.

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