In Augustine's Confessions, what is causing him to suffer? In what different ways does this suffering manifest itself?
I couldn't really find this in the book so I would appreciate any type of help please :)
- j153eLv 75 months ago
Saint Augustine's love of the things and people of this world brings him suffering, as his soul is strong enough to desire to love eternally, and the things and people of this world pass away.
A second way is Saint Augustine's desire to better himself, become more Christlike; the world then hates his holy Christ self or "this Mind which was also in Christ Jesus," and Saint Augustine, like Christ Jesus, must suffer this.