By Joanne McWilliam, Timothy Barnes, Michael A. Fahey, Peter Slater
Joanne Me William was once professor emerita of spiritual stories on the college of Toronto. She used to be a pioneer girl within the educational research of theology, focusing on Patristic reviews and the world over well-known for her paintings on Augustine. T.D. Barnes is professor emeriti of Classics on the college of Toronto. Rev. Dr. Michael A. Fahey, S.J. is the Dean Emeritus of the college of Theology on the college of St. Michael’s university C. Peter Slater is a professor of Divinity at Trinity university in Toronto, Ontario.
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Therefore, the burden of proof is incumbent upon those who wish to disprove the completeness or unity of the work. The R8tracuttitmes also provides some imisht into Auaustine's motive for wriring the Canfmions: "The thirteen books of my Can/tssions praise the just and good God for my evil and good acts, and lift up the under· standing and affection of men to him. At least, as far as I am concerned, they had this effect on me while I was writing them and they continue to have it when I am reading them.