The Confessions of St. Augustine

The Confessions of St. Augustine

by St Augustine, Saint Augustine
     
 


Influential work recalls author's mid-4th-century origins in rural Algeria; lavish lifestyle in Milan; his struggle with sexual desires; eventual renunciation of secular ambitions and marriage; and recovery of his Catholic faith.
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Influential work recalls author's mid-4th-century origins in rural Algeria; lavish lifestyle in Milan; his struggle with sexual desires; eventual renunciation of secular ambitions and marriage; and recovery of his Catholic faith.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486424668
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
10/29/2002
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions Series
Pages:
319
Sales rank:
95,040
Product dimensions:
5.28(w) x 8.18(h) x 0.76(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Table of Contents

About the Vintage Spiritual Classics
Preface to the Vintage Spiritual Classics Edition
Chronology of the Life of Saint Augustine
Note on this Translation
The Confessions1
Bk. IInfancy and Boyhood3
Bk. IIAdolescence25
Bk. IIIStudent Years at Carthage37
Bk. IVAugustine the Manichee54
Bk. VFaustus at Carthage, Augustine to Rome and Milan75
Bk. VIMilan, 385: Progress, Friends, Perplexities96
Bk. VIINeoplatonism Frees Augustine's Mind120
Bk. VIIIConversion145
Bk. IXDeath and Rebirth170
Bk. XMemory197
Bk. XITime and Eternity245
Bk. XIIHeaven and Earth273
Bk. XIIIThe Days of Creation, Prophecy of the Church304
Suggestions for Further Reading343
Index345

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