Please place holds on East Hampton Public Library-owned items only, for pick-up at East Hampton Public Library only.  You can pick up ten (10) items per week per card.

The city of God
(eAudiobook)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published:
[United States] : Blackstone Publishing, 2008.
Format:
eAudiobook
Edition:
Unabridged.
Content Description:
1 online resource (1 audio file (47hr., 42 min.)) : digital.
Status:
Description

Written between 413 and 426 A.D., The City of God is one of the great cornerstones in the history of Christian thought, a book which is vital to the understanding of modern Western society. Augustine originally intended it to be an apology for Christianity against the accusation that the Church was responsible for the decline of the Roman Empire, which had occurred just three years earlier. Indeed, Augustine produced a great amount of evidence to prove that paganism was responsible for this event. However, by the time the work was finished, the book had taken on a larger theme: a cosmic interpretation of history in terms of the conflict between good (the City of God) and evil (the Earthly City). Augustine foresees that through the will of God, the people of the City of God will eventually win immortality, and those in the Earthly City, destruction.

Also in This Series
More Like This
Other Editions and Formats
More Details
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781982482787 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book), 1982482788 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)

Notes

Restrictions on Access
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participants/Performers
Read by Bernard Mayes.
Description
Written between 413 and 426 A.D., The City of God is one of the great cornerstones in the history of Christian thought, a book which is vital to the understanding of modern Western society. Augustine originally intended it to be an apology for Christianity against the accusation that the Church was responsible for the decline of the Roman Empire, which had occurred just three years earlier. Indeed, Augustine produced a great amount of evidence to prove that paganism was responsible for this event. However, by the time the work was finished, the book had taken on a larger theme: a cosmic interpretation of history in terms of the conflict between good (the City of God) and evil (the Earthly City). Augustine foresees that through the will of God, the people of the City of God will eventually win immortality, and those in the Earthly City, destruction.
System Details
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Augustine., & Mayes, B. (2008). The city of God. Unabridged. [United States]: Blackstone Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Augustine, 354-430 and Bernard. Mayes. 2008. The City of God. [United States]: Blackstone Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Augustine, 354-430 and Bernard. Mayes, The City of God. [United States]: Blackstone Publishing, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Augustine, and Bernard Mayes. The City of God. Unabridged. [United States]: Blackstone Publishing, 2008.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
8c7b9875-4a7e-1537-a54d-f205f1fbef55
Go To GroupedWork

Hoopla Extract Information

hooplaId10078452
titleThe City of God
kindAUDIOBOOK
price2.24
active1
pa0
profanity0
children0
demo0
rating
abridged0
dateLastUpdatedMar 19, 2020 08:03:18 PM

Record Information

Last File Modification TimeJan 01, 2020 10:30:05 PM
Last Grouped Work Modification TimeMay 08, 2020 10:50:55 PM

MARC Record

LEADER02604nim a22004695a 4500
001MWT10078452
003MWT
00520191125033208.0
006m     o  h        
007sz zunnnnnuned
007cr nnannnuuuua
008130915s2008    xxunnn es      z  n eng d
020 |a 9781982482787 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
020 |a 1982482788 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
02842|a MWT10078452
029 |a https://d2snwnmzyr8jue.cloudfront.net/bsa_9781433254611_180.jpeg
037 |a 10078452|b Midwest Tape, LLC|n http://www.midwesttapes.com
040 |a Midwest|e rda
08204|a 239/.3|2 22
099 |a eAudiobook hoopla
1000 |a Augustine,|c of Hippo, Saint,|d 354-430.
24010|a De civitate Dei.|l English
24514|a The city of God|h [electronic resource].
250 |a Unabridged.
264 1|a [United States] :|b Blackstone Publishing,|c 2008.
264 2|b Made available through hoopla
300 |a 1 online resource (1 audio file (47hr., 42 min.)) :|b digital.
336 |a spoken word|b spw|2 rdacontent
337 |a computer|b c|2 rdamedia
338 |a online resource|b cr|2 rdacarrier
344 |a digital|h digital recording|2 rda
347 |a data file|2 rda
506 |a Digital content provided by hoopla.
5111 |a Read by Bernard Mayes.
520 |a Written between 413 and 426 A.D., The City of God is one of the great cornerstones in the history of Christian thought, a book which is vital to the understanding of modern Western society. Augustine originally intended it to be an apology for Christianity against the accusation that the Church was responsible for the decline of the Roman Empire, which had occurred just three years earlier. Indeed, Augustine produced a great amount of evidence to prove that paganism was responsible for this event. However, by the time the work was finished, the book had taken on a larger theme: a cosmic interpretation of history in terms of the conflict between good (the City of God) and evil (the Earthly City). Augustine foresees that through the will of God, the people of the City of God will eventually win immortality, and those in the Earthly City, destruction.
538 |a Mode of access: World Wide Web.
650 0|a Kingdom of God|v Early works to 1800.
650 0|a Apologetics|v Early works to 1800.
7001 |a Mayes, Bernard.
7102 |a hoopla digital.
85640|u https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10078452?utm_source=MARC|z Instantly available on hoopla.
85642|z Cover image|u https://d2snwnmzyr8jue.cloudfront.net/bsa_9781433254611_180.jpeg