Genesi Ad Litteram
A thorough and conscientious commentary on the first three chapters from the Book of Genesis, completed in 415. Augustine's purpose is to explain, to the best of his ability, what the author intended to say about what God did when he made heaven and earth. Contains Books 1-6.
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The Work of the First Day
The Works of the Second Third and Fourth Days
The Works of the Fifth and Sixth Days
Reflections on the Days of Creation and Gods Rest
The Two Narratives and the Causal Reasons
The Creation of the Mans Body
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