Brandon Withrow discusses St. Augustine’s interpretations of Genesis 1. He first gives a brief introduction of St. Augustine, portraying both his faith journey and understanding of the world. Withrow concludes by relating Augustine’s views on the days of creation and the firmament, effectively showing how his understanding of the world influenced his reading of Scripture.
  • Augustine, Genesis, and “Removing the Mystical Veil”: Part 1

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    Augustine, Genesis, and “Removing the Mystical Veil”: Part 1 | Brandon Withrow

    Saint Augustine (354-430 C.E.) was not always a saint. His famous Confessions show him to be a self-indulgent hedonist, a seeker looking for satisfaction in something, anyth... Read More >

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  • Augustine, Genesis, and “Removing the Mystical Veil”: Part 2

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    Augustine, Genesis, and “Removing the Mystical Veil”: Part 2 | Brandon Withrow

    And so in Genesis, Augustine argues, God is accommodating his language to our time-based circumstances by using the narrative of days. Read More >

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