Augustine: Confessions Books I-IV / Edition 1

Augustine: Confessions Books I-IV / Edition 1

by Augustine
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521497639

ISBN-13: 9780521497633

Pub. Date: 11/28/1995

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume presents the Latin text of one of the great classics of Christian literature, accompanied by a commentary. Confessions is concerned with one human life as an example of what it is to be human and in search of God. In books I-IV, Augustine reflects on his infancy and childhood, adolescent rebellion and student days, and his early teaching career. The…  See more details below

Overview

This volume presents the Latin text of one of the great classics of Christian literature, accompanied by a commentary. Confessions is concerned with one human life as an example of what it is to be human and in search of God. In books I-IV, Augustine reflects on his infancy and childhood, adolescent rebellion and student days, and his early teaching career. The commentary, which can be used by those new to Augustine and his world, concentrates on his brilliant Latin and on his theology and philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521497633
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1995
Series:
Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics - Imperial Library Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
4.84(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: 1. The Confessions in Augustine's life; 2. Genre and style; 3. Philosophy and theology; 4. Text and commentary; Avgvstini Confessionvm LibriI I–IV; Commentary; Bibliography; Indexes.

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