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Confessions

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The son of a pagan father and a Christian mother, Saint Augustine spent his early years torn between conflicting faiths and world views. 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.

Published in 1961, this is a new translation by R S Pine-Coffin, and includes his introduction

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Author(s):
Saint Augustine of Hippo
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
014044114X
ISBN-13:
9780140441147
Number of pages:
347
Publisher:
Penguin

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The son of a pagan father and a Christian mother, Saint Augustine spent his early years torn between conflicting faiths and world views. 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.

Published in 1961, this is a new translation by R S Pine-Coffin, and includes his introduction

Author(s):
Saint Augustine of Hippo
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
014044114X
ISBN-13:
9780140441147
Number of pages:
347
Publisher:
Penguin

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