… Saint Augustine is also a man with a heart filled with passion. This iconographic tradition constitutes the guiding thread in the book, a detailed and superbly illustrated study devoted to the man and his thinking.
Saint Augustine conveyed the ardour of his love not only in his Rules for Life, which was adopted by numerous religious orders, or in the originality of his many writings, which continue to be study minutely; but also through the force of his actions within the Church of North Africa. A universal spirit and conscientious thinker, he was also a remarkable bishop, who truly took care of his people in the original sense of the word ‘episkopos’.
With contributions from Tarsicius J. Van Bavel, Bernard Bruning, J. Kevin Coyle, Martine Dulaey, Allan Fitzgerald, Carol Harrison, Mathijs Lamberigts, Serge Lancel, George Lawless, Maria G. Mara, Robert A. Markus, Thomas F. Martin, Cornelius Mayer, Donato Ogliari, Miguel A. Orcasitas, Robert F. Prevost, J. Rist, Martijn Schrama, Larissa C. Seelbach, Matthias Smalbrugge, Roland J. Teske and Rowan Williams.