Confessions. (Book, 1961) []
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Author: Augustine, of Hippo Saint
Publisher: Baltimore : Penguin Books, [1961]
Series: Penguin classics, L114.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Augustine's Confessions might be one of the most profound Christian testimonies ever recorded. Not necessarily because Augustine led an unusual life or faced intriguing circumstances which had to be overcome; because, in reality, the actual events of his life were relatively less than extraordinary. Augustine's Confessions serve as such a spectacular testimony because, besides the fact that it was one of the first  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Named Person: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Augustine.; Augustine, of Hippo Saint
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Augustine, of Hippo Saint
ISBN: 014044114X 9780140441147
OCLC Number: 1053676
Language Note: Translated from the Latin.
Description: 346 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics, L114.
Other Titles: Confessiones.
Responsibility: Translated with an introd. by R.S. Pine-Coffin.


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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