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After reading Book VI of his Confessions how do you know that St. Augustine once held different views on love and women?

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It is clear that St. Augustine is gradually changing his views about everything in life through the course of his life story. Book VI in particular takes as its theme the subject of love and women, which is an important issue for St. Augustine to turn his attention to in his walk towards embracing Christianity. It is important to remember that the church at the time preached abstinence and only...

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