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Author Topic: Is Augustine of Hippo an Orthodox Saint?  (Read 5040 times) Average Rating: 0
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« Reply #45 on: May 28, 2009, 10:21:13 AM »

This is definitely NOT scriptural. We are NOT rewarded in the same way. The Lord Himself told His apostles when they asked to receive the seats at His right hand that such is reserved for those for whom it is reserved. There are many passages in the epistles as well that indicate our rewards will definitely not be the same.
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« Reply #46 on: May 28, 2009, 10:22:30 AM »

...Augustine is not a saint in the Orthodox Church (yet).

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Blessed Augustine, Bishop of Hippo - commemorated on June 15/28.

Seems pretty conclusive to me.
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« Reply #47 on: May 28, 2009, 10:54:37 AM »

http://www.staugustinedenver.org/
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« Reply #48 on: May 28, 2009, 04:24:19 PM »


What's wrong with that?
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« Reply #49 on: August 09, 2009, 09:40:34 PM »

http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=888&dat=19710403&id=ctENAAAAIBAJ&sjid=t3UDAAAAIBAJ&pg=3852,2429953

Was looking for Photius on Augustine quotes and found... well, this link. You'll love this headline... I won't spoil the surprise.
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« Reply #50 on: August 09, 2009, 10:19:06 PM »

http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=888&dat=19710403&id=ctENAAAAIBAJ&sjid=t3UDAAAAIBAJ&pg=3852,2429953

Was looking for Photius on Augustine quotes and found... well, this link. You'll love this headline... I won't spoil the surprise.

But the fact that a city in Florida is name "St. Augustine" does not prove that the Orthodox venerate him as a saint.  Besides, the saint being glorified in this dedication is St. Photius, not St. Augustine.
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« Reply #51 on: August 09, 2009, 10:30:18 PM »

I just found the juxtaposition amusing, nothing deeper than that...
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