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Random House, Inc / 2001 / Hardcover

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Augustine's fourth-century spiritual autobiography is not only a major document in the history of Christianity and a classic of Roman Africa, it also marks a vital moment in the history of Western culture. As Augustine explains how, when, and why he became the man he is, he probes the great themes that others were to explore after him--faith, time, truth, indentity, and self-understanding--in a detail unmatched in ancient literature. Illustrated with vivid portraits of friends, family, colleagues, and enimies, this book provides a remarkably candid account of the passage from a life of sensuality and superstition to a genuine spiritual awakening. The result is a powerful narrative of one man's religious journey that continues to shape the way we write and behave today.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 416
Vendor: Random House, Inc
Publication Date: 2001
Dimensions: 8 X 5 (inches)
ISBN: 0375411739
ISBN-13: 9780375411731
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Series: Moody Classics

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Augustine's fourth-century spiritual autobiography not only is a major document in the history of Christianity, a classic of Roman Africa, and the unchallenged model through the ages for the autobiographical record of the journey to self-knowledge, it also marks a vital moment in the history of Western culture. As Augustine explains how, when, and why he became the man he is, he probes the great themes that others were to explore after himCfaith, time, truth, identity, and self-understanding--with a richness of detail unmatched in ancient literature. Dense with vivid portrayals of friends, family, colleagues, and enemies, The Confessions chronicles the passage from a life of sensuality and superstition to a genuine spiritual awakening--in a powerful narrative of one man's inner education that continues to shape the way we think and act today.

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“Augustine’s Confessions are our most brilliant evidence for the spiritual and intellectual progress of a man in the ancient world. We know his life like nobody else’s in that period . . . There is no ordinary limit to the extraordinary range of his mind. He is a fitting study for a lifetime, even for those who do not share the Christian faith which sustained his ceaseless writing and thinking.” –from the Introduction by Robin Lane Fox

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