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With complete and authoritative notes by the translator, this intensely personal narrative tells of St. Augustine's rise from a humble Algerian farm to the edge of the corridors of power at the imperial court in Milan. The lucid, modern language of this new translation makes this classic of Western literature accessible to today's audience.

Author Biography

Garry Wills studied for the priesthood, took his doctorate in the classics, and taught ancient and New Testament Greek at Johns Hopkins University. He is now a professor of history emeritus at Northwestern University.

Saint Augustine (354-430) also wrote The City of God and was a formidable theologian devoted to the mastery of the texts of scripture.

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