St. Augustine of Hippo

St. Augustine of Hippo (354-430)

“What is it in the soul that causes it to take more pleasure in things that it loves when they are found and recovered than if it has always had them?”

  • From St. Augustine’s Confessions (Book 8, chapter 3), in Christianity in Late Antiquity, edited by Bart D. Ehrman and Andrew S. Jacobs. New York, Oxford University Press, 2004.


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