Presbyters Uniwersytet Warszawski
PR 165

Augustine of Hippo

Chronological and
geographical framework:

Born in Thagaste (Latin North Africa),
Attested presbyterial activity in Hippo Regius (Latin North Africa),


Education - Saecular school
Education - Insufficient education
Writing activity - Correspondence
Food/Clothes/Housing - Clothes
Change of denomination
Further ecclesiastical career - Bishop
Monastic or common life - Cenobitic monk
Monastic or common life - Monastic superior (abbot/prior)
Monastic or common life - Clerical community
Reasons for ordination - Involuntary ordination
Reasons for ordination - Pastoral needs of the Christian community
Impediments or requisits for the office - Unwillingness
Act of ordination
Ritual activity - Presiding at prayer
Ritual activity - Exorcism
Ecclesiastical administration - Participation in councils and ecclesiastical courts
Ecclesiastical administration - Election of Church authorities
Economic status and activity - Buying & selling
Economic status and activity - Ownership or possession of land
Economic status and activity - Indication of wealth
Economic status and activity - Indication of poverty
Economic status and activity - Gift
Reverenced by
Disrespected by
Relation with - Another presbyter
Relation with - Bishop/Monastic superior
Relation with - Woman
Relation with - Heretic/Schismatic
Religious grouping (other than Catholic/Nicene/Chalcedonian) - Manichaean
Former ecclesiastical career - None
Writing activity
Episcopal ambitions
Equal prerogatives of presbyters and bishops
Education - Theological interest
Pastoral activity - Preaching
Pastoral activity
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