De natura et gratia

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Title

De natura et gratia

Creator

Augustine

Date

413-15

Source

Sancti Aureli Augustini, opera (sect. VIII pars I), ed. Charles F. Urba and Joseph Zycha, CSEL 60 (Wien: F. Tempsky, 1913), 263, lines 15-23

Identifier

Aug.Nat.grat.

Language

Latin

Subject

CPL 344

Description

Augustine

Publisher

BWH

Contributor

BWH

Relation

References Biblical Judith

Format

prose

Type

treatise

Coverage

XXXVI

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Text

XXXVI.42. Deinde commemorat eos, “qui non modo non peccasse, verum etiam iuste vixisse referuntur: Abel, Enoch, Melchisedech, Abraham, Isaac, Iacob, Ioseph, Iesu Nave, Phinees, Samuel, Nathan, Elias, Heliseus, Micheas, Daniel, Ananias, Azarias, Misael, Ezechiel, Mardocheus, Simeon, Ioseph, cui desponsata erat virgo Maria, Ioannes.” Adiungit etiam feminas: “Debboram, Annam Samuelis matrem, Iudith, Ester, alteram Annam filiam Phanuel, Elisabeth, ipsam etiam Domini ac Salvatoris nostri matrem, quam,” dicit, “sine peccato confiteri necesse esse pietati.”
Then he commemorates those “who not only did not sin, but also are reported to have lived righteously: Abel, Enoch, Melchizedek, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, Joshua son of Nun, Phineas, Samuel, Nathan, Elijah, Elisha, Micah, Daniel, Ananias, Azarias, Mishael, Ezechiel, Mordecai, Simeon, Joseph, to whom the Virgin Mary was married, John.” And he adds the women: “Deborah, Anna, the mother of Samuel, Judith, Esther, the other Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, Elizabeth, and also the mother of our Lord and Savior, for,” he says, “we must allow that her piety had no sin.”

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Citation

Augustine, “De natura et gratia,” Book of Judith, accessed August 23, 2017, http://bookofjudith.lib.uconn.edu/items/show/18.