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Ith each rereading”Charles Norris Cochrane 1889–1945 was educated at the University of Toronto and Oxford Corpus Christi College He taught at the University of Toronto then served overseas for Canada in World War I before going back to Oxford for his MA in 1919 Returning to Toronto he became Assistant Professor of Greek and Roman History then Dean of Residence and finally full professor and the head of the department of Greek and Roman History Very smart long range study I read it primarily to prepare for teaching Augustine and those chapters were truly excellent Cochrane's chapters on lesser lights were also solid as best I could tell But I very much having considered at length the intellectual merits of Cochrane's not to be excelled argument which deftly intertwines thinking both classical Roman and early Christian regret that when considering how such an argument ought to be presented to hoi polloi the conclusion that of all forms by far and away the best was ultra Latinate prose replete with clauses in places distracting and for English unnatural was reached by our author It's a fucker of thing to read on the train

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Christianity and Classical Culture A Study of Thought and Action from Augustus to AugustineNow available from Liberty Fund Christianity and Classical Culture is considered one of the great works of scholarship published in the last centuryThe theme of Christianity and Classical Culture is the fundamental change in thought and action that occurred from the reign of Augustus to the time of Augustine The classical world sought to practice politics and understand the world in purely rational terms but the difficulties of this program were a Though himself apparently a christian and sympathetic to Christianity this is nonetheless an excellent and objective view of classical and christian Humanism The classic treatment in fact

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eBook ä Christianity and Classical Culture A Study of Thought and Action from Augustus to Augustine Paperback ☆ ❰Reading❯ ➷ Christianity and Classical Culture A Study of Thought and Action from Augustus to Augustine Author Charles Norris Cochrane &#Lready evident as Christianity began developing a completely new understanding of the human world It is from this revolution in ideas that our modern world was forgedW H Auden wrote of an earlier edition in The New Republic “Since the appearance of the first edition in 1940 I have read this book many times and my conviction of its importance to the understanding not only of the epoch with which it is concerned but also of our own has increased w What a SAGA