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Augustine

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AUGUSTINE

Augustine was born November 13, A.D. 354, in Tagaste (it is call today Souk Ahras, Algeria); and died seventy six years later in Hippo Regius (pp.1) Augustine was raise up in a family with both parents his father (Patricius) who was a nonbeliever until later in life and Augustine mother (Monica) a child of God. Augustine was taught at a young age about our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ by his mother; Augustine like any other young teenager did not like school but at the same time had a desire to be like by his teacher’s; like any other child Augustine did have some bad behavior at times; Augustine did not meet any stringer in school because of his personality and Augustine did have a good many friends. Augustine parents saw that their son was college material and they had a desire to send him to college, but like so many parents they were concern about the cost of college and where they would get the money form. Augustine parents Patricius and Monica with the help of family and friends put together enough money to send their son to the University Madaura; but after Augustine began school his father died, that left Augustine mother with limited resources but Monica were determine to keep her son in school. While in school Augustine met a young woman and they had a relationship together and this young lady (name unknown), gave birth to Augustine son; this woman live with Augustine for over a decade but Augustine had to give her up to make a society marriage in Milan and this decision broke his heart; Augustine son (Adeodatus) live with his father until his death at a young age. Augustine begin to read Cicero Hortensius; in the next two or three years later Augustine being a Manichean he became an Academic philosophers; but at the same time Augustine did not forget what he have been taught about the Lord from his mother earlier in life; Apostle Paul reminded Timothy of that in 2 Timothy 1:5. When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in...