Confessions

Confessions

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by Saint Augustine, Augustine Augustine
     
 

ISBN-10: 0375411739

ISBN-13: 9780375411731

Pub. Date: 05/28/2001

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Augustine's fourth-century spiritual autobiography not only is a major document in the history of Christianity, a classic of Roman Africa, and the unchallenged model through the ages for the autobiographical record of the journey to self-knowledge, it also marks a vital moment in the history of Western culture.

As Augustine explains how, when, and why he became

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Augustine's fourth-century spiritual autobiography not only is a major document in the history of Christianity, a classic of Roman Africa, and the unchallenged model through the ages for the autobiographical record of the journey to self-knowledge, it also marks a vital moment in the history of Western culture.

As Augustine explains how, when, and why he became the man he is, he probes the great themes that others were to explore after himCfaith, time, truth, identity, and self-understanding—with a richness of detail unmatched in ancient literature. Dense with vivid portrayals of friends, family, colleagues, and enemies, The Confessions chronicles the passage from a life of sensuality and superstition to a genuine spiritual awakening—in a powerful narrative of one man's inner education that continues to shape the way we think and act today.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780375411731
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/28/2001
Series:
Everyman's Library
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
478,365
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.28(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
15 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Bk. 1Childhood1
Bk. 2Sin25
Bk. 3Manichaeism39
Bk. 4Friends59
Bk. 5Materialism83
Bk. 6Milan107
Bk. 7Neoplatonism133
Bk. 8Vocation159
Bk. 9Baptism183
Bk. 10Memory209
Bk. 11Father (origin)255
Bk. 12Son (form)283
Bk. 13Spirit (love)311

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