Day 59: Gifts vs. Fruits (The Confessions of St. Augustine)


November 29th, 2023

21 mins 41 secs

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About this Episode

In this penultimate episode, St. Augustine distinguishes between a gift and a fruit so as to help us understand what it means to receive from God. St. Augustine also refutes the Manichaeans concerning creation and the beginnings of the world. Fr. Jacob-Bertrand Janczyk and Fr. Gregory Pine discuss how we ought to receive the gifts given to us. Today’s readings are Book 13, Chapters 26-30.

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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.