In his Confessions, St. Augustine proposes a process of spiritual interpretation that was to become influential for hundreds of years. For example, the book’s image of the spiritual journey became the model for medieval books of pilgrimage, such as William Langland’s Piers Plowsman and Dante’s Divine Comedy.
Another aspect of Augustine’s influence derives from his theory of prefigurations. According to Augustine, the Old Testament prefigures the New Testament, with Old Testament characters and events serving as prefigurations of those in the New Testament. What are some of those prefigurations and what are their implications?
The book is : Janetta Rebold Benton and Robert DiYanni, Arts and Culure: An Introduction to the Humanities, Volume 1 (4th edition).
You can not simply answer the questions, you need to show your understanding about the concept and your thoughts
A bulk of your grade comes from the reviews. These are very important. To receive full credit, there must be an attempt to answer the review question but most importantly you must always answer “What do we learn about the particular civilization from reading this primary source?” You must make a connection about what the reading is saying and what we learn. For example, I do not want a summary of the Iliad, but explain what we learn about the Greeks from reading it.