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Description - Confessions by Edmund Augustine

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 mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Plume
Publisher: Plume
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Edmund 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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