“Saint” Augustine

It’s time we stopped pretending that “Saint” Augustine was much more than a verbose, arrogant, womanizing, bigot who’s claim to fame was that he published multiple really long books in a time when few people could read or write.

Augustine’s autobiography, Confessions, is a “great work” of the Western World not because it holds sacred wisdom or deep truths that surpass time and culture, but because it created a foundation of toxic…