March 17, 2018 / 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
3335 Dwinelle, UC Berkeley, CA
Invited international scholars will examine the work of Augustine, Bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa, during the later Roman Empire. Participants will assess Augustine’s positions on original sin, grace, redemption and free will as they developed over the latter part of his life. Organized by Susanna Elm, Sidney H. Ehrman Professor of European History, UC Berkeley.
Day Two: Saturday March 17
Session III Chair: Christopher Blunda
(University of California, Berkeley)
Augustine’s Marginalia Contra Iulianum
9-10 a.m. Catherine Conybeare (Bryn Mawr College)
Augustine Against Julian: On the Inheritance of Guilt
10-11 a.m. Patout Burns (Vanderbilt University, Emeritus)
The Late Augustine on Grace
11:30-12:30 p.m. Sarah Byers (Boston College)
Preaching Predestination: The Theory and Praxis of De dono perseuerantiae 57-62
12:30-1:30 p.m. Anthony Dupont (Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven)
Sponsored by the UC Berkeley Department of History and the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion.