Augustine: The City of God Against the Pagans   -     Edited By: R.W. Dyson
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Augustine: The City of God Against the Pagans

Edited By: R.W. Dyson
Cambridge University Press / 1998 / Paperback

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This is the first new rendition for a generation of The City of God, the first major intellectual achievement of Latin Christianity and one of the classic texts of Western Civilisation. Robert Dyson has produced a complete, accurate, authoritative and fluent translation of De Civitate Dei, edited together with full biographical notes, a concise introduction, bibliography and chronology of Augustine's life.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 1998
ISBN: 0521468434
ISBN-13: 9780521468435
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Series: Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought

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When Augustine wrote his Confessions in the last years of the fourth century, he was just over forty and had abandoned a successful career for a life of prayer and study. He interpreted his past life as a search for God, in which understanding and commitment had been frustrated by wrong education, mistaken ambition, sexual desire and sinful nature. Some readers are inspired by his brilliance and devotion, others think he misread his own past. This book discusses the transformation of Augustine's own life and of the late Roman world, the structure, style and purpose of the Confessions, and the problems of rhetoric and truth posed by Augustine's account of himself. It concludes with a brief overview of the influence of this landmark text in the history of European culture.

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