Friday, January 25, 2013

"Give me chastity and continence, but not yet." Augustine of Hippo, Africa

"You have made us to Yourself, and our hearts are restless until they rest in You."

Augustine's classic Confessions, is a love song to God who was always closer to him than his own heartbeat.

This complex saint and doctor of the church (354-430) is largely responsible for defining the theology of original sin, and orthodoxy. 

His mother, Monica, prayed for his conversion for a long time.

Augustine is a significant figure in the history of Christian spirituality, according to author, Robert Ellsberg in his, All Saints.

Now, "Restless Heart - the Confessions of Augustine, is showing, January 26 at 7 pm,  and January 27 at 5 pm in the AMC Star Gratiot Theatre, 35705 Gratiot (north of 15 Mile) in Clinton Township, MI.

Tickets are $10.  (313) 407 2284.

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