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Augustinian Rule.

Basis of regulations of Augustinian* hermits; grew out of documents ascribed to Augustine* of Hippo. Chief teachings: love of God and neighbor; common life and the virtues necessary for it; abstinence; care of sick; authority; weekly reading for free followers of divine grace. See also Ambrosians; Dominicans.

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