Journal Reflection

Saint Augustine-Penguin Classics Books 
 ISBN 978-0-0140-44114-7

 Choose one of the following questions and write 250-300 word reflection on it. 

           BOOK III

What do these statements tell us about Augustines life: where I found myself in a cauldron of lust: caught up in the coils of trouble; I exhausted myself in depravity; could the life I led be called a life?
Look at the paragraph in chapter 3 that begins Besides these pursuitsto the end of the paragraph. What is Augustine telling us about himself, about his peers?
In chapter 4 Augustine mentions the book Hortensius. What is the book? Why is it important to him? What is he seeking? In chapter 5 why does he turn to Scripture? How does he first respond to Scripture? Why does he respond to Scripture this way? How do you respond to Scripture?
Look at chapter 7 first paragraph: what is Augustine telling us about his reasoning? About the nature of God? About evil? About himself?
In chapter 8&9 he outlines sin. How does he categorize sin? What do you think sin is? Do you agree with his categories?
What does Augustine tell us about his mother in chapters 11 & 12. How would you characterize Monica? What kind of mother do you think she is?


In chapter 2 what does Augustine tell us about his life?
Read chapters 4-13 carefully. What happens to Augustines friend? What is the impact on Augustine? What does Augustine show and tell us about friendship, love, loss and grief in these chapters? Why does he think grief and love for his friend are misplaced? What do you think? What is your view of friendship? Have you ever experienced this kind of loss and grief?

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