Augustine of Hippo With a marvellous conversion out of sexual immorality, Augustine became one of the church's greatest theologians, profoundly influencing both Luther and Calvin. Don Stephens Augustine was born in what we now call eastern Algeria. The town was 60 miles inland and the Romans named it Tagaste. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.