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E10: Who or What Is God? (Books 8-9)

The Great Courses Presents: Books That Matter - The City of God

Of all the Roman philosophers, Augustine felt the most kinship with the Platonists, who had developed a transcendent view of God. Where they fell short, he believed, was in imagining God as a distant being, uninterested in material reality. For Augustine, God is immediate and accessible, as he argues in Books 8 and 9.

Speakers: Charles Mathewes

Writers: Charles Mathewes

Topics: HistoryHistory of ChristianityAugustineCity of God

Source: The Great Courses