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E11: Sacrifice and Ritual (Book 10)

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

Once we understand God's immediacy and love for humanity, what next? What are humans meant to do in return? In book 10, Augustine takes aim at the transactional nature of Roman religion - offering sacrifice in return for special favors. Instead, Augustine lays out a blueprint for what religion should be like.

Speakers: Charles Mathewes

Writers: Charles Mathewes

Topics: HistoryHistory of ChristianityAugustineCity of God

Source: The Great Courses