For the Joy Set Before Us

For the Joy Set Before Us

  • Augustine and Self-Denying Love

  • by Gerald W. Schlabach

  • 266 pages, 0.00 x 0.00

  • Hardcover | 9780268028589 | April 2001


Examining how Augustine reconciled self-love and self-denial in a unified Christian love, this book demonstrates the crucial role that continence played in Augustine's teaching, showing it to be more than an attitude toward sexuality; rather it is the operative mode of Augustininan caritas.