354 - 430
Theologian in
North Africa
Saint Augustine of Hippo is the most influential of the Christian writers and is called a Doctor of the Western Church

Augustine was born in North Africa. He studied philosophy in Carthage, and went to Milan in 384 where he became a Christian under the influence of Saint Ambrose, bishop of Milan. He recounted the story of his conversion in the 'Confessions'.

Augustine returned to Africa to become bishop of Hippo. He wrote his masterpiece 'The city of God', which espoused a relgious philosophy of predestination. He fused the religion of the New Testament with the Platonic tradition of Greek philosophy.
More about St. Augustine

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Wikipedia: Biography

From the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

From the Catholic Encyclopedia:

Saint Augustine :
Conversion of Augustine
'The City of God'