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  1. Retracing Augustine's Ethics.Matthew Puffer - 2016 - Journal of Religious Ethics 44 (4):685-720.
    Augustine's exposition of the image of God in Book 15 of On The Trinity sheds light on multiple issues that arise in scholarly interpretations of Augustine's account of lying. This essay argues against interpretations that posit a uniform account of lying in Augustine—with the same constitutive features, and insisting both that it is never necessary to tell a lie and that lying is absolutely prohibited. Such interpretations regularly employ intertextual reading strategies that elide distinctions and developments in Augustine's ethics of (...)
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  • The Problem of Evil in Augustine's Confessions.Edward Matusek - unknown
    Augustine, the fourth-century Christian philosopher, is perhaps best-known for his spiritual autobiography Confessions. Two aspects of the problem of evil are arguably critical for comprehending his life in Books 1 through 9 of the work. His search for the nature and origin of evil in the various philosophies that he encounters and his struggles with his own weaknesses are windows for understanding the actual dynamics of his sojourn. I defend the idea above by providing a fuller examination of the key (...)
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