Day 20: Wrestling with Authority (The Confessions of St. Augustine)


October 21st, 2023

23 mins 44 secs

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How do you know what authority to trust? St. Augustine finds himself struggling with the abusive authority of Manichaeism versus the authority of Sacred Scripture. As he works through these authorities, he finds himself questioning the source of happiness. Fr. Gregory Pine and Fr. Jacob-Bertrand Janczyk discuss how to identify true happiness in our own lives. Today’s readings are Book 6, Chapters 5-7.

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Please note: The Confessions of St. Augustine contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.