Sermons, Volume 1 (1–80) (The Fathers of the Church, Volume 31)

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CUA Press, 2010 - Religion - 400 pages
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Contents

42 A Reproof of Adultery and of Concubinage
208
43 On Conjugal Chastity
214
44 On Chastity Abortion and Abstinence before the Celebration of Church Eeasts
220
45 On the Avoidance of Shameful Thoughts
226
46 On Avoiding the Vice of Drunkenness
231
47 On the Same
238
48 The Scriptures Have Always Blessed the Humble but Cursed the Proud
243
49 How the Widows Orphans and the Poor in Scripture Are to Be Interpreted
250

9 An Instruction on the Creed
54
10 On the Catholic Faith
59
11 Why Christ Redeemed Man through His Passion
62
12 An Exposition of Faith
67
13 On the Full Practice of a Christian Life
74
14 On the Same
79
15 It Is Not Enough for Eternal Welfare Merely to Avoid Evil
83
16 The Qualities of Good and Bad Christians
87
17 St Augustines Sermon on Charity
90
18 His Sermon on Good Works Despair and the Crows Voice
93
19 His Sermon on the Christian Life and the Sacraments
98
20 A Letter of St Fatalis on Christian Life
103
21 St Augustine on the Many Steps in Perfect Charity On Charity
106
22 On Charity
114
23 On the Same
118
24 A Selection from St Augustine on Charity
123
25 On Divine and Human Mercy
127
26 On Almsgiving and Heavenly Mercy
131
27 On the Parable of the Elm and the Vine
135
28 On Works of Mercy
140
29 On Love of Ones Neighbor and of Enemies
144
30 Three Kinds of Alms by Which Sins Can Be Redeemed
148
31 St Salvian on Almsgiving
152
32 On Almsgivers Who Persist in Sinning
158
33 On Tithes
162
34 On Love of Parents and on Giving Tithes
167
35 On the Lords Prayer and Love of Enemies
171
36 On Love of Enemies
176
37 On the Same
182
38 St Augustine on Love of Enemies
189
39 On the Criteria by Which We Shall Be Judged and on Love of Enemies
194
40 Why Just and Holy Men Have Punished Sinners
200
41 On Lust and on Martyrdom
203
50 On Seeking Health of Soul and on Soothsayers
253
51 On Accepting Barrenness
256
52 On Martyrs Eclipses Abortions and Phylacteries
259
53 The Shrines of Idols Should Be Destroyed
263
54 On Omens Seers and FortuneTellers
265
55 On Sins Resulting from Drunkenness and on Briber
271
55A St Augustine on Injustice and Bribery among Judges
275
56 St Faustus on Judgment Day and on Penance
279
57 On Remaining Aware of the Judgment
281
58 St Faustus on Remaining Aware of Our Sins the Judgment and Eternal Happiness
285
59 St Augustine on the Confession of Sins
290
60 The DiEference between Penance Performed Continually and That Accepted in Sickness or at Death
295
61 A Man Should Constantly Do Penance for His Sins and Not Defer This to the End of His Life
299
62 On Repentance
303
63 St Augustine on Repentance
305
64 On Repentance
307
65 On the Same
311
66 The Saints and the Ancient Fathers on Repentance
316
67 Advice to Those Who Do Public Penance
318
68 A Reproof of Penitents
322
69 The Times of the Christians Were Foretold in Scripture On the Brazen Serpent and on the Ten Virgins
324
70 Our Tribulations Ought to Be Imputed to Our Sins
330
71 On the Same with Something about Ananias
334
72 Ephrems Admonition on Prayer and Idle Gossip
338
73 On Remaining in Church until the Completion of Mass
342
74 On the Same
346
75 In Praise of Chanting the Psalms
349
76 On Genuflecting or Bowing the Head at the Blessing
352
77 Ephrems Admonition on the Same
355
78 On Observing Silence in Church
360
79 On a Man Possessed by the Devil
363
80 On Making Greater Efforts to Pray in Church
366
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