Saint Augustin

Posted By on January 11, 2014

By means of this conciliation, could be convinced the heathen ones and be converted them it the truths of the new religion, the Christianity (Chaui, 2002). Thus, the patrstica philosophy has a evangelizadora task; its main subject says respect to the conciliation between Faith and Reason, and its great representative is Saint Augustin. THEY ARE JUSTINO (approximately 165 dC), left of the LOGOS concept to try a bridge between the heathen philosophy and the Christianity. Logos is a Greek term, that means reason, thought, intelligence, word. Logos is, then, the divine wisdom that if disclosed fully in Christ. Already a seed of this Logos before Christ existed, therefore the prophets and philosophers had been influenced by it, but she only revealed of partial form, therefore its completude if of only after the advent of the Christ. For Justino, the Christianity is the continuation and natural complement of the philosophy Greek (Rezende, 2005).

TERTULIANO (N. 155 dC), different of Is Justino, believed that a radical opposition existed between reason of the philosophers and the faith of the Christians. For it, the old thinkers had adulterated the truth, and only had created all the heresies. SAINT AUGUSTIN (354-430 dC), son of heathen father and Christian mother, born in Algeria; at the beginning to its life it was come close to the religion of the father, with strong trend maniquesta, and to the end of its life, thought was come close to the religion of the mother, having arrived to be the bishop of the city of Hippo.Seu is based on the philosophical principles of Plato, from there the perspective humanist of its philosophical writings. According to it, God in the ones of the o free-will, necessary to take decisions moral (Bergman, 2004). The decisions unprincipled people consist of not allowing that the favour of God guides our behavior.

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