The Foundation of the Order of Saint Augustine:
Augustine wrote his Retractationes (Retractions). In a similar spirit, what is presented in the scholarly article attached to this page is a reconsideration of a way at looking at the formative stages of the Order of Saint Augustine in the thirteenth century.
The author of this article is Professor Eric L. Saak Ph.D.,
Head, Department of Theology, Philosophy and Religious Studies
Professor of Church History
Liverpool Hope University,
Liverpool, United Kingdom.
He wrote this article based on his twenty years of expertise on the topic. Among his recent books is a landmark 886-page publication, High Way to Heaven: The Augustinian Platform Between Reform and Reformation, 1292-1524, which was published in 2002 by Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 90041 10992.
The article is reproduced on Augnet with the author’s generous consent.