The author here employs an unusual literary device to get across what he has to say. He is interested in moral problems and in seeing to it that the power of religious is utilized in the solution of the practical issues we confront today. To his paint he writes his letter to St. Augustine in which he reminds that worthy theologian of what he stood for his life and in his works and then proceeds to interpret selected from his works to explain their implications for life today. The author seems St. Augustine's theology, for which he is chiefly noted, but in his working out in life. The author is a layman and and while not a Catholic, the in which he holds St. Augustine would . However, this is a book which will be of ethics and practical religion than to times .