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Confessions : Saint Augustine / translated with an introduction by R.S. Pine-Coffin.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780141396897
  • ISBN: 014139689X
  • Physical Description: xxvii, 541 pages ; 18 cm
  • Publisher: London : Penguin Classics, an imprint of Penguin Books, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translated from the Latin.
"This translation first published in Penguin Classics 1961"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"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 issues of Christian doctrine, and many of the prayers and meditations it includes are still an integral part of the practice of Christianity today. In his introduction R.S. Pine-Coffin discusses Saint Augustine's intentions in writing his Confessions and issues of translation. This edition also includes a list of dates of events recorded in the Confessions."--Publisher.
Subject: Augustine, of Hippo, Saint, 354-430
Christian saints > Algeria > Hippo (Extinct city) > Biography.
Christian life > Catholic authors.
Hippo (Extinct city) > Biography.

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