26 min

James K. A. Smith: On the Road with St Augustine The Church Times Podcast

    • Religion & Spirituality

This week, Madeleine Davies talks to Dr James K. A. Smith about his new book On the Road with St Augustine, published by Baker Publishing at £11.99 (Church Times Bookshop £10).

It offers the reader “an invitation to journey with an ancient African who will surprise you by the extent to which he knows you”.

Smith’s contends that Augustine can make Christianity “plausible again for those who’ve been burned”.

James K. A. Smith is Professor of Philosophy at Calvin University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His previous books include You are what you love: the spiritual power of habit and How (not) to be secular: reading Charles Taylor.

This week, Madeleine Davies talks to Dr James K. A. Smith about his new book On the Road with St Augustine, published by Baker Publishing at £11.99 (Church Times Bookshop £10).

It offers the reader “an invitation to journey with an ancient African who will surprise you by the extent to which he knows you”.

Smith’s contends that Augustine can make Christianity “plausible again for those who’ve been burned”.

James K. A. Smith is Professor of Philosophy at Calvin University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His previous books include You are what you love: the spiritual power of habit and How (not) to be secular: reading Charles Taylor.

26 min

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