9780143039518

Confessions

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  • ISBN13:

    9780143039518

  • ISBN10:

    0143039512

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/16/2006
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics

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Summary

Written in 397 A.D., Confessions is the autobiography of Augustine of Hippo, a moving and profound record of a human soul and its struggles toward salvation. The most widely read of all his works, it not only tells the story of Augustine's struggle in the faith, but also his love for Jesus Christ.

Author Biography

Saint Augustine (354-430) wrote Confessions and The City of God.
Garry Wills is the author of numerous books, including Why I Am a Catholic, Papal Sin, and the Penguin Lives biography Saint Augustine.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix
Book One: Childhood
1(24)
Book Two: Sin
25(14)
Book Three: Manichaeism
39(20)
Book Four: Friends
59(24)
Book Five: Materialism
83(24)
Book Six: Milan
107(26)
Book Seven: Neoplatonism
133(26)
Book Eight: Vocation
159(24)
Book Nine: Baptism
183(26)
Book Ten: Memory
209(46)
Book Eleven: Father (Origin)
255(28)
Book Twelve: Son (Form)
283(28)
Book Thirteen: Spirit (Love)
311

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