Augustine’s View of Human Nature
Discourse I: Augustine’s View of Human Nature
In Book I in which St. Augustine discusses his childhood, he refers to himself as “so tiny a child, so great a sinner.”
Based on what you have learned from the recorded lectures on The Confessions, why did Augustine see himself that way?
Describe at least two of the examples that Augustine gives of his sinful behavior. Why does he see such behavior as sinful and against God’s will?
What is your opinion of his view of human nature? Is it outmoded or still relevant?
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