The Confessions of St. Augustine

The Confessions of St. Augustine

by St Augustine, Saint Augustine
     
 

ISBN-10: 0486424669

ISBN-13: 9780486424668

Pub. Date: 10/29/2002

Publisher: Dover Publications

One of the most influential religious books in the Christian tradition recalls crucial events and episodes in the author's life: his mid-4th-century origins in rural Algeria; the rise to a lavish lifestyle at the imperial court in Milan; his struggle with sexual desires; eventual renunciation of secular ambitions and marriage; and recovery of his Catholic faith

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One of the most influential religious books in the Christian tradition recalls crucial events and episodes in the author's life: his mid-4th-century origins in rural Algeria; the rise to a lavish lifestyle at the imperial court in Milan; his struggle with sexual desires; eventual renunciation of secular ambitions and marriage; and recovery of his Catholic faith. A detailed classic that will be important to students of religion, religious scholars, and anyone interested in the impact made by one of the most significant figures in the development of Christian thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486424668
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
10/29/2002
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions Series
Pages:
319
Sales rank:
72,429
Product dimensions:
5.28(w) x 8.18(h) x 0.76(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Table of Contents

Contents
Introduction 7
Book One 11
Book Two 36
Book Three 50
Book Four 71
Book Five 97
Book Six 122
Book Seven 151
Book Eight 183
Book Nine 213
Book Ten 245

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