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On Christian Doctrine Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Christendom

The area of the world largely controlled by Christians. Augustine is writing to pastors and exegetes across Christendom.

Scripture

The Sixty-six books of the Bible that contains the revelation of God to be interpreted.

Tropes

Types of grammar, such as allegories, irony and parables that must be understood in order to grasp the meaning of Scripture.

The Pulpit

The place where Christian orators speak within a church.

Divinely Instituted Subjects

All those subjects required to understand Scripture, including but not limited to astronomy, botany, philosophy, logic, rhetoric, grammar, and foreign languages.

Signs

Symbols as opposed to things. Signs can be things or signs; for instance, a burning bush is a sign that is a thing; whereas, a word is a sign that functions only as a sign. The sign-thing distinction is crucial to any proper reading of Scripture.

Things

Things as opposed to Signs. They are real...

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