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E9: Public Religion in Imperial Rome (Books 6-7)

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

Turn to The City of God's next set of arguments, which in Books 6 to 10 are aimed toward Roman philosophers who had a different - if still incorrect, according to Augustine - view of religion. After studying the role of religion in Roman society, Professor Mathewes analyzes Augustine's critique of one particular philosopher, Varro.

Speakers: Charles Mathewes

Writers: Charles Mathewes

Topics: HistoryHistory of ChristianityAugustineCity of God

Source: The Great Courses