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CliffsNotes on St. Augustine's Confessions
     

CliffsNotes on St. Augustine's Confessions

by Stacy Magedanz, Stacy Magedanz
 

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

CliffsNotes on St. Augustine’s Confessions takes you on a story of

Overview


The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

CliffsNotes on St. Augustine’s Confessions takes you on a story of conversion – actually several conversions: to Manichaeism; to the pursuit of truth; to an intellectual acceptance of Christianity; and finally to an emotional acceptance of Christian faith. The Confessions is in one sense Augustine’s personal story, but it is also a mythological work about humanity’s quest to discover true peace and satisfaction.

Examine the many layers of this masterpiece with help from a study guide you can trust. You'll also gain insight into the background and influences of the author. Other features that help you study include

  •  Chapter by chapter summaries and commentaries
  • Critical essays
  • A review section that tests your knowledge
  • A ResourceCenter full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites

Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764544804
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/02/2004
Series:
Cliffsnotes Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
98
Sales rank:
434,748
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

Meet the Author


STACY MAGEDANZ is a reference librarian at California State University, San Bernardino. She has authored various literature and grammar study guides.

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