Aurelius Augustinus, Bishop of Hippo (354-430), was a Doctor of the Church and the father of much of modern Christian theology. He is noted for his defense of Christianity against paganism, entitled City of God, and for introducing therein Christian history. He is the author of numerous other classical philosophical and theological works which were influential in the development of medieval Christianity and the Neo-Platonist movement.
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James J. O'Donnell: Augustine of Hippo
Extensive site about Augustine; offers texts and translations, commentary and research materials, images, and related links.
Encyclical of Pope Pius XI, on St. Augustine, promulgated on 30 April 1930.
Papers on Augustinian theology and ethics by Gerald W. Schlabach at the University of St. Thomas.
Augustine (Aurelius Augustinus)
Biographical article from the Encyclopædia Britannica, 9th ed., 1878.
Augustine Influences Christianity
Essay on Augustine's theory about the fall of Rome and original sin, and Augustine against the pantheists, the Pelagians and Donatists.
Augustine of Hippo, Bishop and Theologian
From James Kiefer's Christian Biographies. Includes prayer in traditional and contemporary language.
Biographical article from the 11th edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica (1911).
Augustine, Saint, of Hippo
Lengthy article on Augustine's life, writings, and teachings. By F. Loofs, in the New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge.
Apostolic Letter of Pope John Paul II on St. Augustine, issued in 1986 on the sixteenth centenary of Augustine's conversion.
The Baptism of Saint Augustine
Painting from the Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry. With commentary.
Catholic Encyclopedia: Life of St. Augustine of Hippo
Biographical article, with extensive hyperlinks to related articles.
Catholic Encyclopedia: Rule of Saint Augustine
Names the five documents sometimes identified as the Rule of Augustine, quickly narrows the field to two contenders, settles on Letter 211. Also deals with Augustine's relation to monasticism.
Catholic Encyclopedia: Teaching of St. Augustine of Hippo
Article on Augustine as a Doctor of the Church, and his influence in the history of philosophy and theology. Particular interest in his teaching on grace.
Catholic Encyclopedia: Works of St. Augustine of Hippo
Annotated bibliography of Augustine's principal writings.
Catholic Online: St. Augustine of Hippo
Short biography of Augustine, and why he is the patron saint of brewers.
CatholicSaints.Info: Augustine of Hippo
Illustrated profile, with links, and excerpts from the saint's writings.
A Saint a Day: St. Augustine
A short biography, suitable for children.
Stanford Encyclopedia: Saint Augustine
Lengthy article on Aurelius Augustinus by Michael Mendelson.
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