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  1. Augustine of Hippo (/ ɔː ˈ ɡ ʌ s t ɪ n / aw-GUST-in, US also / ˈ ɔː ɡ ə s t iː n / AW-gə-steen; Latin: Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis; 13 November 354 – 28 August 430), also known as Saint Augustine, was a theologian and philosopher of Berber origin and the bishop of Hippo Regius in Numidia, Roman North Africa.

  2. St. Augustine was the bishopof Hippo (now Annaba, Algeria) from 396 to 430. A renowned theologian and prolific writer, he was also a skilled preacher and rhetorician. He is one of the Latin Fathers of the Church and, in Roman Catholicism, is formally recognized as a doctor of the church.

  3. Mar 25, 2022 · Augustine of Hippo is extolled as the greatest of the Christian Church Fathers. He developed what would become known as systematic theology, or an explanation of how Christianity fits into views of the universe, creation, and humankind's relationship with God.

  4. Sep 25, 2019 · Augustine of Hippo was perhaps the greatest Christian philosopher of Antiquity and certainly the one who exerted the deepest and most lasting influence. He is a saint of the Catholic Church, and his authority in theological matters was universally accepted in the Latin Middle Ages and remained, in the Western Christian tradition, virtually ...

  5. May 25, 2016 · Augustine returned to his native Africa in a bid to live a life of prayer and reflection. The church had other ideas for his life, though, and they quickly drew Augustine into service as bishop of Hippo.

  6. Within five years, after Valerius died, Augustine became bishop of Hippo. Orthodox champion for a millennium. Guarding the church from internal and external challenges topped the new bishop's...

  7. St. Augustine of Hippo was a theologian, writer, preacher, rhetorician, and bishop. Although he experienced many hardships in his life, Saint Augustine set an example for men and women around the world to follow.

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