978-0-486-42466-8 / 9780486424668

The Confessions of St. Augustine (Dover Thrift Editions)


Publisher:Dover Publications



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Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pub Date: 2002 Pages: 319 Publisher: the Dover One of the most influential religious books in the Christian Tradition The Confessions of St Augustine is more than an autobiography. Considered one of the great works of Western literature. It recalls crucial events and episodes in the author's life. in particular. life with his devoutly Christian mother and his origins in rural Algeria; the rise to a lavish life at the imperial court in Milan; his struggle with sexual desires. eventual renunciation of secular ambitions and marriage. and recovery of his Catholic faith. A detailed classic recounting of one man's spiritual journey and conversion. this important work will be invaluable to students of religion. religious scholars. and anyone interested in the impact made by one of the most important figures in the development of Christian thought. Unaidg...

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