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Confessions
By Edmund O. P. Augustine

Confessions

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Confessions by Edmund O. P. Augustine

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Garry Wills is an exceptionally gifted translator and one of our best writers on religion today. His bestselling translations of individual chapters of Saint Augustine's Confessions have received widespread and glowing reviews. Now for the first time, Wills's translation of the entire work is being published as a Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition. Removed by time and place but not by spiritual relevance, Augustine's Confessions continues to influence contemporary religion, language and thought. Reading with fresh, keen eyes, Wills brings his superb gifts of analysis and insight to this ambitious translation of the entire book. * A Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition with French flaps and luxurious packaging * Features a new introduction by the author * Only four of the thirteen chapters of Garry Wills's translation of Confessions have appeared previously

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143039518
ISBN-10: 0143039512
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 25mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Plume
Publisher: Plume
Publish Date: 31-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Confessions by Edmund O. P. Augustine Confessions, Hardback (February 2015)

Helps you 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.

Confessions of Saint Augustine by Edmund O. P. Augustine Confessions of Saint Augustine, Paperback (December 2009)

A new edition of one of the greatest and most influential classics of the Christian tradition, and the first Western autobiography ever written

On Christian Doctrine by Edmund O. P. Augustine On Christian Doctrine, Paperback (April 2009)

Since the dawn of the fifth century, theology students, religious scholars, and ordinary Christians have turned to this volume for guidance on how to read the Bible and understand the true meaning of scripture.

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Author Biography - Edmund O. P. Augustine

Saint Augustine was born on November 13th, A.D. 354 and devoted himself to the mastery of the texts of scripture, becoming a formidable theologian. Garry Wills is one of the most respected writers on religion today. His other books include Lincoln at Gettysburg, which won the Pulitzer Prize.

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