Readership: Scholars and students of the works of Augustine.
Michael Cameron, Associate Professor of Historical Theology, University of Portland
Michael Cameron is Associate Professor of Historical Theology at the University of Portland.
Introduction: Ask, Seek, Knock: Approaching Augustine's Figurative Reading
Part I: Novice: Rhetor, Convert, Seeker of Wisdom (386-391)
Chapter 1: Eureka! in Milan: When Ambrose Taught Augustine What He Already Knew
Chapter 2: A Thousand Words is Worth A Picture: The Experiment of On Genesis Against the Manichees
Chapter 3: Enigma Variations: Figurative Reading Framework Under Construction
Chapter 4: Book Binder: Christ the Core of Scriptural Unity
Part II: Journeyman: Priest, Apprentice, Student of Paul (391-396)
Chapter 5: Reading Moses in the School of St. Paul: The Apostle and Christology 101
Chapter 6: Hearing Voices: Christ at Prayer ''in the Psalm and on the Cross''
Part III: Master: Teacher, Defender, Pastor of Souls (396-c. 400)
Chapter 7: High and Low on Jacob's Ladder: Reading Scripture from Both Ends in On Christian Teaching and On Instructing Beginners
Chapter 8: The Old Testament as the First Book of the New: Augustine Figures It Out Against Faustus the Manichee
Epilogue: The Astounding Exchange