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UPDATE: “Confessions: Book II”

“St. Augustine”, Michelangelo Caravaggio (1592-1610) , c. 1600, National Gallery of Canada

Here are our responses to Book II of Augustine’s Confessions.

We discussed the nature of sin and why if often feels good to us when we commit the act; the difference between lust and love; what role, if any, our free will plays in salvation; whether or not we are all born with a sense of morality (or right and wrong) within us, including a sense of the divine or God already ‘prebuilt’ within us; and the influence of neoplatonic thought on not only Augustine, but on Western Christian thought.

You can read our essays here.


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