According to the chapter's preview, why was Augustine of Hippo the "first medieval man and the last classical man"?
Augustine emphasized the “absolute majesty of God, the immutability of God’s will, and the flawed state of _______________. He is best known for his philosophy of the latter concept, also called “original sin.” Thinking back to Judaism, what was original sin, and how did it happen?
What is the topic of Augustine's Confessions?
What new name did Constantine give to Byzantium? What did he intend his renamed city to be?
When was the Council of Nicaea? When was the Council of Constantinople? What was the general purpose of both of these meetings?
What fundamental issue was debated in the Arian controversy? Which point of view won out?
To answer the following questions, read the sections on “Augustine of Hippo” on pg. 218-222 and “Boethius” on pg 222.
What famous line of prayer did Augustine write?
What did Augustine’s “City of God” intend to convey about God’s will for humanity?
According to Augustine's writing The City of God where does history begin and where will it end? How does this differ from pagan notions?