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Confessions

Author: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Henry Chadwick
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford world's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In his own day the dominant personality of the Western Church, Augustine of Hippo today stands as perhaps the greatest thinker of Christian antiquity, and his "Confessions" is one of the great works of Western literature. In this intensely personal narrative, Augustine relates his rare ascent from a humble Algerian farm to the edge of the corridors of power at the imperial court in Milan, his struggle against the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Named Person: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Augustine, of Hippo Saint
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Henry Chadwick
ISBN: 9780199537822 0199537828
OCLC Number: 228195188
Language Note: Translated from the Latin.
Description: xxviii, 311 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Early years --
Adolescence --
Student at Carthage --
Manichee and astrologer --
Carthage, Rome, and Milan --
Secular ambitions and conflicts --
A neoplatonic quest --
The birthpangs of conversion --
Cassiciacum to Monica's death --
Memory --
Time and eternity --
Platonic and Christian creation --
Finding the church in Genesis I.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics.
Other Titles: Confessiones.
Responsibility: Saint Augustine ; translated by Henry Chadwick.

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Saint Augustine of Hippo, Confessions

by lettermen2 (WorldCat user published 2015-03-02) Excellent Permalink

Augustine is said to be the greatest Christian thinker next to the Apostle Paul. Luther set the Bible and the CONFESSIONS OF SAINT AUGUSTINE above all other books.
"The story of his sinful pursuits before conversion, and of his conversion, then of his confession to God, and his discoveries...
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