TAN Direction Episode 17 – The Confessions of St. Augustine: Reflections on Time and Eternity


Episode 17 – The Confessions of St. Augustine: Reflections on Time and Eternity

Ponder the profound mysteries of existence and the divine as Dr. Paul Thigpen delves into Book Eleven of The Confessions of St. Augustine, exploring the intricate concepts of time and eternity. Augustine’s reflections are deeply philosophical and spiritual, focusing on God’s relationship with time-bound humanity. Share the saint’s struggle as he grapples with the nature of time, memory, and divine revelation, ultimately pointing to God as the eternal source of wisdom and consolation amidst life’s mysteries.

Episode 17 covers Book XI, Chapters 1-31.

Meet Your Host

Paul Thigpen, PhD, is an internationally known speaker, best-selling author, and award-winning journalist. He has published more than sixty books, including the Manual for Spiritual Warfare, Saints Who Saw Hell, and Extraterrestrial Intelligence and the Catholic Faith. In addition, he has published more than five hundred journal and magazine articles in more than forty religious and secular periodicals. His work has been circulated worldwide and translated into sixteen languages. Paul graduated summa cum laude from Yale University with a BA in Religious Studies. Awarded the Woodruff, Javitz, and Salvatori Fellowships for graduate study, he earned an MA and PhD in historical theology from Emory University. In 2008, Paul was appointed by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to their National Advisory Council. He has also served the Church as a university theology professor, historian, apologist, catechist, and musician.

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