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Definition 1: (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian church; after a dramatic conversion to Christianity he became bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa; St. Augustine emphasized man's need for grace (354-430) - [noun denoting person]

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(augustine of hippo is an instance of ...) (Christianity) any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine; in the Roman Catholic Church some were later declared saints and became Doctor of the Church; the best known Latin Church Fathers are Ambrose, Augustine, Gregory the Great, and Jerome; those who wrote in Greek include Athanasius, Basil, Gregory Nazianzen, and John Chrysostom

(augustine of hippo is an instance of ...) (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching

"the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages"

(augustine of hippo is an instance of ...) a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization

(augustine of hippo is an instance of ...) someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology

(augustine of hippo belongs to category ...) the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy

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