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Augustine on the Limitations of Human Life

Charlie Wingard

Charlie Wingard

Associate Professor of Practical Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary Jackson and Senior Pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Yazoo City, Mississippi

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“If an inquirer thinks he ought to settle absolutely every question, great or small, before becoming a Christian, he little appreciates the limitations of human life or himself.”

Augustine of Hippo, Epistolae 102.38
in Henry Chadwick’s Augustine of Hippo: A Life (Oxford, 2009), 29.
 
 
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   (“St. Augustine in His Study,” by Vittore Carpaccio, 1502)

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