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The Confessions of Saint Augustine The Autobiography of a Prodigal Who Became a Saint by Augustine of Hippo

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Edition Notes

ContributionsE. B. Pusey (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7721932M
ISBN 100684846454
ISBN 109780684846453

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Mar 14,  · The Confessions of St. Augustine [Saint Augustine] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Writing in the latter half of the 4th century, St. Augustine provides the reader with an intimate view into his own troubled past4/5(21). AUGUSTINE: CONFESSIONS Newly translated and edited by ALBERT C. OUTLER, Ph.D., D.D. Professor of Theology Perkins School of Theology Southern Methodist University Dallas, Texas First published MCMLV Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: This book is in the public domain. It was scanned from an uncopyrighted edition. Harry Plantinga. "Confessions" is the type of book with a heavy dynamic caliber that it should be read slow, thoughtfully, and with a highlighter. Saint Augustine doe not hold back in his shortcomings. He paints a black, very personal, wicked youth. He confesses all and bares his soul/5. He advances to puberty, and indeed to the early part of the sixteenth year of his age, in which, having abandoned his studies, he indulged in lustful pleasures, and, with his companions, committed theft.

Sep 15,  · Confessions Saint by Augustine of Hippo [Full AudioBook unabridged] published under the title The Confessions of St. Augustine in order to distinguish the book from other books with similar. The Confessions is a spiritual autobiography, covering the first 35 years of Augustine's life, with particular emphasis on Augustine's spiritual development and how he accepted Christianity. The Confessions is divided into 13 books. Books 1 through 9 contain Augustine's life story. Book 10 is an exploration of memory. Books 11 through 13 are detailed interpretations of the first chapter of. The Confessions of St. Augustine from Catholic Book Publishing is - after the Bible and the Imitation of Christ - the most widely translated and highly esteemed book in Christian history. Translated by Rev. J.M. Lehen, Ph.D., this Confessions of /5. Sep 29,  · Download Confessions PDF by Augustine of Hippo. Confessions is the name of personal work, consisting of 13 books, by Saint Augustine of Hippo, written in Latin somewhere in the range of and AD. The work blueprints Saint Augustine’s wicked youth and his transformation to Christianity.

Dec 30,  · The Confessions of Saint Augustine / translated by Edward Bouverie PuseyBut those poles were not far distant from one another, with vast uncharted territory between. Rather, they were elements of an intimate personal relationship destined for permanent and indissoluble union. /5. Still others have contended that the Confessions is, in fact, unfinished, and that Augustine intended the autobiographical portion simply as an introduction to a much longer work, either a full analysis of the book of Genesis (Augustine produced several of these analyses) or a catechism for new members of the church. Other critics have pointed. In this book, Augustine talks about all of his doubts about God's existence, his dabbling in other religions, his love of pride and of sex (especially sex), and how badly he just wants to know the truth. (Like, Are you there, God? It's me, Saint Augustine.) Don't worry, Confessions is not a laundry list of every inane sin the guy ever committed. The Confessions of Saint Augustine by St. Augustine, Translated by Edward B. Pusey, D. D. This document has been generated from XSL (Extensible Stylesheet Language) source with RenderX XEP Formatter, version Client Academic.