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Who are the Augustinians?

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Answered 2009-12-20 04:36:59

The Augustinians, named after Saint Augustine of Hippo (354-430), are several Christian monastic orders and congregations of both men and women living according to a guide to religious life known as the Rule of Saint Augustine.

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