n HTS : Theological Studies - God, memory and beauty : a Manichaean analysis of Augustine's Confessions, Book X : original research
|Article Title||God, memory and beauty : a Manichaean analysis of Augustine's Confessions, Book X : original research|
|Journal||HTS : Theological Studies|
|Affiliations||1 Radboud University, The Netherlands and 2 University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Jan 2013|
|Pages||1 - 8|
The article first sketches some main trends in the recent study of Augustine's Confessions as a work aimed at Manichaean readers. It then detects and analyses the Manichaean-inspired parts in Book X of the Confessions. Augustine's famous theory of memory seems to be directly inspired by Manichaean concepts such as found in the Coptic Manichaean Kephalaia. The article end with a number of conclusions.
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