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Posted by: Edinmiami on Aug 28, 2009 at 03:08:23 PM

Yesterday, the 28th day of August, marked the Feast Day among Roman Christians and their progeny for St. Augustine of Hippo. His philosophical and theological text, Confessions, served several purposes in Christian apologetics and evangelism from the start.


One advantage was the honesty of the author, who recounted his disobedient behavior prior to active conversion to Christ after completing post-secondary studies. St. Augustine later served as a bishop over the diocese of Hippo, in what today is Algeria. But long before his ordination to the presbyterate and elevation to episcopal office, Augustine was a carouser, occasionally drunk in public, and a cad. He tells all in the Confessions.


Augustine is identified as a great Church Father by the West--associated with Rome,