Augustine of Hippo: A Biography, by Peter Brown - Chapter 13: Part 5 Chapters 32 - 36 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 13: Part 5 Chapters 32 - 36 Summary and Analysis

This final Part of the book covers the years 421 - 430. These are last 9 years of Augustine's life. The character of a man named Julian becomes very important near here. He was inspired by Pelagius and Caelestius. He was the son of a bishop, his wife of adulthood was the daughter of a different bishop and he became a bishop himself. Brown writes that these people set the set the new situation in place- their town had switched from pagan to Christian and these were personnel of their town's new Christian era. Next, Brown describes more of what Julian was really like. He was one of those people who cows to the authorities publicly but resents feeling silenced, and suffers from feeling 'unheard'. In other respects, Brown describes him as having had the nature of many...

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