Augustinian Heritage Institute

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The Augustinian Heritage Institute, Inc., was founded in 1986 by John E. Rotelle, O.S.A. The purpose of the institute is to render into English translation the works of St. augustine. Aside from his many books and treatises, about 300 of his letters and almost 500 of his homilies are also extant. To date the entire corpus of Augustine's works has never been rendered into English. The institute is dedicated to filling that gap with more than 40 volumes, 23 of which had been published by 2001. Each work has its own introduction plus notes and other scientific data. In 1999 the institute was formally incorporated. It is served by a board that oversees the work, as well as a translation advisory board that recommends translators for particular works. After the completion of the series of Augustine's works in English, the board of directors will outline a program for supplementary works, such as the many works attributed to Augustine, the writings of the medieval Augustinian school, and other works of the Augustinian tradition. The headquarters of the institute are in Villanova, Pennsylvania.

Bibliography: j. e. rotelle, ed. The Works of St. Augustine: A Translation for the 21st Century (Hyde Park, N.Y. 1990).

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