Introduction : Augustine and company / Mark Vessey -- Political history : the later Roman Empire / Christopher Kelly -- Cultural beography : Roman North Africa / William E. Klingshirn -- Religious sociology : being Christian in the time of Augustine / Éric Rebillard -- Spes saeculi : Augustine's worldly ambition and career / R.S.O. Tomlin -- Love and belonging, loss and netrayal in the Confessions / Kate Cooper -- The Confessions as autobiography / Paula Fredriksen -- Reading the Confessions / Catherine Conybeare -- Augustine and language / Philip Burton -- Augustine's information circuits / Claire Sotinel -- Augustine and Roman public spectacles / Richard Lim -- Augustine and books / Guy Stroumsa -- Augustine and the Latin classics / Danuta Shanzer -- Augustine and the philosophers / Sarah Byers -- Augustine and the books of the Manicheans / Johannes van Oort -- Augustine and scripture / Michael Cameron -- Augustine and His Christian predecessors / Mark Edwards -- Augustine as a reader of his Christian contemporaries / Michael Stuart Williams -- Augustine among the writers of the Church / Mark Vessey --.
Philosopher : Augustine in retirement / Gillian Clark -- Conversationalist and consultant : Augustine in dialogue / Therese Fuhrer -- Mystic and monk : Augustine and the spiritual life / John Peter Kenney -- Preacher : Augustine and his congregation / Hildegund Müller -- Administrator : Augustine in his diocese / Neil B. McLynn -- Controversialist : Augustine in combat / Caroline Humfress -- Augustine on the will / James Wetzel -- Augustine on the body / David G. Hunter -- Augustine on friendship and orthodoxy / Stefan Rebenich -- Augustine on the Church (against the Donatists) / Alexander Evers -- Augustine on the statesman and the two cities / Robert Dodaro -- Augustine on scripture and the Trinity / Sabine MacCormack -- Augustine on redemption / Lewis Ayres -- Augustine's works in circulation / Clemens Weidmann -- Augustine in the West, 430-ca.900 / Conrad Leyser -- Augustine in the western Middle Ages to the Reformation / Eric L. Saak -- Augustine in modern philosophy / Johannes Brachtendorf -- Augustine and postmodernism / John D. Caputo -- Envoi / James J. O'Donnell.
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600. (LCSH)