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Confessions.

Author: Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.; R S Pine-Coffin
Publisher: Baltimore, Penguin Books [1961]
Series: Penguin classics, L114.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dedicated to truth and the celebration of his individuality, the eighteenth-century French philosopher reexamines his life, ideals, and experiences.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.; Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.; R S Pine-Coffin
ISBN: 014044114X 9780140441147
OCLC Number: 1053676
Description: 346 pages 18 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics, L114.
Other Titles: Confessiones.
Responsibility: Translated with an introd. by R.S. Pine-Coffin.

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The son of a pagan father and a Christian mother, Saint Augustine spent his early years torn between conflicting faiths and world views. This autobiography details how he came to turn away from his  Read more...

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"[Wills] renders Augustine's famous and influential text in direct language with all the spirited wordplay and poetic strength intact."-"Los Angeles Times" "[Wills's] translations . . . are meant to Read more...

 
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