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Augustine and Augustinianisms

While Nietzsche is not typically considered to be “Augustinian,” reading his Zarathustra in relation to Augustine’s confessional frame may yield rich comparative insights (on e.g. will, desire, sickness and convalescence, education, time and eternity) on their respective teachings of human becoming. That is the wager of this particular seminar.

RELIGST 794

Augustine and Augustinianisms

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Fall Offered?: Yes

While Nietzsche is not typically considered to be “Augustinian,” reading his Zarathustra in relation to Augustine’s confessional frame may yield rich comparative insights (on e.g. will, desire, sickness and convalescence, education, time and eternity) on their respective teachings of human becoming. That is the wager of this particular seminar.


Travis Kroeker

Professor