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Confessions
Confessions
Author: St. Augustine, R. S. Pine-Coffin (Translator)
One of the most influential religious books in the Christian tradition recalls crucial events and episodes in the author's life: his mid-fourth-century origins in rural Algeria; the rise to a lavish lifestyle at the imperial court in Milan; his struggle with sexual desires; eventual renunciation of secular ambitions and marriage; and recover...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780140441147
ISBN-10: 014044114X
Publication Date: 11/30/1961
Pages: 352
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  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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3.5 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Penguin Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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This is a Penguin Classic - a most distinguished publisher and series. Lot of food for thought and growth.
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St. Augustine's masterful biography. When he wrote this book, he was facing and responding to a growing spread of asceticism (self-denial) in the Roman world. This account is a search for truth by a sinner who became a great saint.


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