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Confessions of St. Augustine

By: Augustine

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Publisher: 4/10/2015

Seller ID: 0451527801

ISBN: 0451527801

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The classic autobiography of the man who journeyed from sin to sainthood, from heresy to the heights of theological insight, from the darkness of worldly ambition to the changeless light of grace. Acknowledged as one of mankind's great literary treasures. The Confessions of St. Augustine examines all of humanity's great concerns including the ethical conflict between good and evil. View more info

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Confessions

By: Augustine

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Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR: 12/16/2012

Seller ID: 9780199537822

ISBN: 0199537828

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In his own day the dominant personality of the Western Church, Augustine of Hippo today stands as perhaps the greatest thinker of Christian antiquity, and his Confessions is one of the great works of Western literature. In this intensely personal narrative, Augustine relates his rare ascent from a humble Algerian farm to the edge of the corridors of power at the imperial court in Milan, his struggle against the domination of his sexual nature, his renunciation of secular ambition and marriage, and the recovery of the faith his mother Monica had taught him during his childhood. Now, Henry C... View more info

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Confessions

By: Augustine

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Publisher: NEW CITY PR: 12/13/2012

Seller ID: 9781565481541

ISBN: 1565481542

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Pocket Edition. Although Augustine's "Confessions" has been translated many times, it is not exaggeration to say that Sister Maria Boulding's translation is "of a different level of excellence from practically anything else on the market" (Rowan Williams, Bishop of Monmonth). View more info

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Confessions

By: Augustine, Saint

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Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 12/4/2013

Seller ID: 9780140441147

ISBN: 014044114X

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'As a youth ... I had prayed to you for chastity and said "Give me chastity and continence, but not yet"'The son of a pagan father and a Christian mother, Saint Augustine spent his early years torn between conflicting faiths and worldviews. His Confessions, written when he was in his forties, recount how, slowly and painfully, he came to turn away from his youthful ideas and licentious lifestyle, to become instead a staunch advocate of Christianity and one of its most influential thinkers. A remarkably honest and revealing spiritual autobiography, the Confessions also address fundamental... View more info

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Confessions

By: Augustine, Saint

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Publisher: 3/5/2015

Seller ID: 9780192833723

ISBN: 0192833723

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In his own day the dominant personality of the Western Church, Augustine of Hippo today stands as perhaps the greatest thinker of Christian antiquity, and his Confessions is one of the great works of Western literature. In this intensely personal narrative, Augustine relates his rare ascent from a humble Algerian farm to the edge of the corridors of power at the imperial court in Milan, his struggle against the domination of his sexual nature, his renunciation of secular ambition and marriage, and the recovery of the faith his mother Monica had taught him during his childhood. Now, Henry C... View more info

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Confessions

By: Augustine, Saint

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Publisher: BARNES & NOBLE: 7/8/2013

Seller ID: 9781593082598

ISBN: 1593082592

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"Confessions," by St. Augustine, is part of the ""Barnes & Noble Classics" "series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of "Barnes & Noble Classics": All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. "Barnes & Noble Classics "pulls together a constellation of influences--biographical, historical, and literary--to enrich each r... View more info

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City of God

By: Augustine/Gilson, Etienne

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Publisher: IMAGE BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780385029100

ISBN: 0385029101

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No book except the Bible itself had a greater influence on the Middle Ages than "City of God." Since medieval Europe was the cradle of today's Western civilization, this work by consequence is vital for understanding our world and how it came into being. Saint Augustine is often regardarded as the most influential Christian thinker after Saint Paul, and "City of God "is his materpiece, a cast synthesis of religious and secular knowledge. It began as a reply to the charge that Christian otherworldiness was causing the decline of the Roman Empire. Augustine produced a wealth of evidence to p... View more info

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Augustine

By: Augustine/O'Donnell, James J.

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Publisher: PERENNIAL: 8/7/2011

Seller ID: 0060535385

ISBN: 0060535385

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Saint Augustine -- the celebrated theologian who served as Bishop of Hippo from 396 C.E. until his death in 430 C.E. -- is widely regarded as one of the most influential thinkers in the Western world. His autobiography, Confessions, remains among the most important religious writings in the Christian tradition. In this eye-opening and eminently readable biography, renowned historical scholar James J. O'Donnell picks up where Augustine himself left off to offer a fascinating, in-depth portrait of an unparalleled politician, writer, and churchman in a time of uncertainty and religious turmoil... View more info

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Confessions of St. Augustine

By: Augustine/Ryan, John K

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Publisher: IMAGE BOOKS: 9/27/2011

Seller ID: 9780385029551

ISBN: 0385029551

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Heartfelt, incisive, and timeless, "The Confessions of Saint Augustine" has captivated readers for more than fifteen hundred years. Retelling the story of his long struggle with faith and ultimate conversion -- the first such spiritual memoir ever recorded -- Saint Augustine traces a story of sin, regret, and redemption that is both deeply personal and, at the same time, universal. Starting with his early life, education, and youthful indiscretions, and following his ascent to influence as a teacher of rhetoric in Hippo, Rome, and Milan, Augustine is brutally honest about his proud and ... View more info

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Saint Augustine

By: Augustine/Wills, Garry

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Publisher: 2/4/2013

Seller ID: 9780670886104

ISBN: 0670886106

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For centuries, Augustine's writings have moved and fascinated readers. With the fresh, keen eye of a writer whose own intellectual analysis has won him a Pulitzer Prize, Garry Wills examines this famed fourth-century bishop and seminal thinker whose grounding in classical philosophy informed his influential interpretation of the Christian doctrines of mind and body, wisdom and God.Saint Augustine explores both the great ruminator on the human condition and the everyday man who set pen to parchment. It challenges many misconceptions -- among them those regarding his early sexual excesses. He... View more info

Confessions of St. Augustine

By: St. Augustine

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Publisher: 3/14/2012

Seller ID: C27

ISBN: C27

Condition: USED


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