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Augustine as mentor

Edward L. Smither

Augustine as mentor

a model for preparing spiritual leaders

by Edward L. Smither

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Published by B & H Academic in Nashville, Tenn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Augustine, -- Saint, Bishop of Hippo,
  • Mentoring -- Religious aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEdward L. Smither.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR1720.A9 S645 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 264 p. :
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23235929M
    ISBN 100805447075
    ISBN 109780805447071
    LC Control Number2009278613

    Augustine as Mentor | Lauded for his thoughts, Augustine of Hippo () has influenced virtually every philosopher of the last fifteen hundred years. But his personal character and ministry are even more remarkable, for in a time when most monastery dwellers sought solitude, Augustine was always in the company of friends, visiting disciples and writing mentoring Brand: B&H Publishing Group. The St. Augustine Author-Mentor Novel Workshop provides an ideal mix of experienced professionals dedicated to working one-on-one with aspiring authors to not only teach them the knowledge and skills they must have to be successful, but also provide them with valuable commentary on their completed novel or work-in-progress. The St. Augustine A-M takes .

    "3 copies available. Augustine as Mentor: A Model for Preparing Spiritual Leaders by Edward L. Smither Estimated delivery business days Format Paperback Condition Brand New Description The life and teachings of Augustine of Hippo are examined in the light of their value today as mentoring resources for the modern church. Publisher. Get this from a library! Augustine as Mentor: a Model for Preparing Spiritual Leaders.. [Edward L Smither] -- Lauded for his thoughts, Augustine of Hippo () has influenced virtually every philosopher of the last fifteen hundred years. But his personal character and ministry are even more remarkable.

      Augustine as Mentor is written for modern day pastors and spiritual leaders who want to mentor and equip other evangelical Christians based on proven principles in matters of the heart like integrity, humility, faithfulness, personal holiness, spiritual hunger, and Brand: B&H Publishing Group. In his brilliant book Engaging Unbelief, Curtis Chang shows why Augustine’s approach in The City of God (and the same sort of strategy was employed by Aquinas in Summa Contra Gentiles) is so persuasive. Augustine would first learn the alternative stories to Christianity better than most of those who held those views.


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Augustine as Mentor is a study concerned with mentoring spiritual leaders and pastors who minister to others on a daily basis. Augustine had many disciples and fellow colleagues with whom he interacted in the capacity of spiritual advisor.

Smither explores Augustine's model of leadership and brings it into the twenty first century for modern leaders to : Ebook. Augustine As Mentor: A Review By Jerome Drebelbis i. Take a moment and peruse the number of books written by or about Aurelius Augustine, or Augustine of Hippo, – A.D.

One reason for the numerous volumes is, in part, because Augustine. The book Augustine as Mentor (especially chapter three), makes the readers aware of how Augustine benefited from the continued guidance of those individuals who played an important role in his life.

This entire chapter is devoted to the very people who mentored Augustine, with a special consideration given to his mother, Monica.

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Book Review on Augustine as Mentor CHHI D18 LUO (Fall ) Church History I Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary Reed E. Harvey (ID# ) Decem THESIS STATEMENT Determine whether the mentoring approach used by Augustine, an Early Church Father is yet relevant for today’s church.

TABLE OF CONTENTS. T he first line when opening this book reads “How could a fifth-century African bishop be relevant to the twenty-first century?” and goes on to note that “Many pastors today are struggling in isolation without a pastor to nurture their souls.”.

The goal of Augustine as Mentor is to answer that question while providing for the concern of pastors in isolation. I recently read the book, Augustine as Mentor by Ed Smither. Smither looks at the life of Augustine and attempts to show the reader how his tactics can be used for modern-day discipleship.

Enjoy. Augustine as Mentor: A Model for Preparing Spiritual Leaders by Dr. Edward Smither moves away from some of the. monastery, letters, books, church councils and personal visits to equip, train, teach and mentor fellow pastors in the work of the ministry8.

Chapter five gives insight into what Smither calls “Augustine’s Thoughts on Mentoring”. A theme that appears throughout the book, and is modeled by Augustine is the “mentor as.

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The book itself is not just about Augustine himself as a mentor, but it. He studies the ministry of Aurelius Augustine (AD ), a.k.a. Augustine of Hippo, as an example of a fifth century mentor for the twenty-first century ministry.

This book is limited to Augustine’s spiritual formation of men who were spiritual leaders occupying clerical office.

Book Review: Augustine as Mentor by Edward Smither By: Jonathan Harris Edward L. Smither’s work Augustine as Mentor tells the story of the man universally respected by both Catholic and Protestant alike as one of histories greatest theologians.

Specifically, Smither’s aim is to provide “a focused study on his approach to mentoring. The Confessions of St. Augustine (A Mentor book) by Augustine A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Rating: % positive. Confessions (Latin: Confessiones) is the name of an autobiographical work, consisting of 13 books, by Saint Augustine of Hippo, written in Latin between and AD.

The work outlines Saint Augustine's sinful youth and his conversion to English translations of it are sometimes published under the title The Confessions of Saint Augustine in order to distinguish the book.

In his book Augustine as Mentor Dr. Edward L. Smither brings us a seminal work about the importance of mentoring, and the many things that are involved. Smither is a well respected and known professor at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. This is not a very large work it weighs is at page consisting of five chapters.

Summary of Thesis. There are entire libraries on Augustine, who is arguably one of the most influential if not the most influential church father, of church history, and so for Edward Smither to have researched Augustine as he has and combine his findings into this book on mentoring, it is a great gift to the Christian community.

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They are not actual Seller Rating: % positive.Looking for advice, he meets with Simplicianus, Ambrose's mentor. Like Augustine, Simplicianus and Ambrose are both Christian Platonists. Simplicianus offers Augustine a lesson in the example of Marius Victorinus, the scholar who was responsible for translating Augustine's "books of the Platonists" into Latin.In his book, Augustine as Mentor, Dr.

Edward Smither takes an in-depth look at the unique relationship of mentor and disciple from Jesus and his disciples all the way to the mentoring style of the fourth century North African church under the famous theologian, Augustine of Hippo.