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The confessions of St. Augustine : books I-X

Author: Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.; F J Sheed
Publisher: New York : Sheed & Ward, ©1942.
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Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo.
Confessions of St. Augustine.
New York : Sheed & Ward, ©1942
(OCoLC)652412802
Named Person: Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.; Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.; F J Sheed
OCLC Number: 2435594
Description: xv, 208 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Book One: The first fifteen years --
I-V. Prayer to God and meditation upon God --
VI-VII. Augustine's infancy --
VIII. Learning to speak --
IX-XIX. Schooldays --
XX. Reasons for gratitude to God --
Book Two: The sixteenth year --
I-III. Adolescence --
IV-X. robbing a pear-tree --
Book Three: From sixteen to eighteen --
I-III. First days at Carthage --
IV-V. Cicero and Scripture --
VI-X. Joins the Manichees --
XI-XII. His mother's anxiety --
Book Four: From eighteen to twenty-seven --
I-III. Searching for deliverance --
IV-IX. Loss of a friend --
X-XII. The transience of created things --
XIII-XV. He writes a book --
XVI. Reads Aristotle on the categories --
Book Five: Aged twenty-eight --
I-II. Prayer --
III-VII. Faustus comes to Carthage --
VIII-XII. Augustine goes to Rome --
XIII.-XIV. At Milan --
Book Six: Aged twenty-nine --
I-II. Monica comes to Milan --
III-V. His mind still searches --
VI. Disappointments in worldly affairs --
VII-X. Alypius and Nebridius --
XI-XVI. The problem of continence --
Book seven: Aged thirty --
I-II. Realization that God is incorruptible --
III-V. The problem of the origin of evil --
VI. Finally rejects astrology --
VII-XVII. Beginning of emancipation from too corporeal thinking --
XVIII-XXI. The need for Christ --
Book Eight: Aged thirty-one --
I-IV. The conversion of victorinus --
V-XII. Augustine's conversion --
Book Nine: Aged Thirty-two --
I-VII. Reception into the church --
VIII-XIII. The death of Monica --
Book Ten: Concludes Augustine's confession --
I-V. Why he makes this confession --
VI-VII. What is God? --
VIII-XXV. Analysis of memory --
XXVI-XXIX. Prayer --
XXX-XLI. Augustine's present state --
XLII-XLIII. The true mediator.
Other Titles: Confessiones.
Responsibility: translated by F.J. Sheed.

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