Augustine: A Very Short Introduction
By his writings, the surviving bulk of which exceeds that of any other ancient author, Augustine came to influence not only his contemporaries, but also the West since his time. This work traces the development of his thought, discussing his...
Church in Ancient Society
From Galilee to Gregory the Great
'The Church in Ancient Society' provides a narrative history of the first six centuries of the Christian Church. Ancient Greek and Roman society had many gods and an addiction to astrology and divination. This introduction to the period traces the...