György Heidl is the Head of Department of Aesthetics at the University of Pécs, Hungary, associate Professor in History of Aesthetics and a founder of the Center of Patristic Studies, as well as the Hungarian Patristic Society. He studies and teaches the theology and exegesis of the Church Fathers and translates their works into Hungarian. In Hungary he is also renowned for playing and composing music.
The main purpose of the book is to demonstrate that as early as the first phase of his activity (386-393 AD), Augustine did make use of some Origenian works, and that basic elements of his early theology were derived from the Alexandrian master.
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