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Now with an annotated bibliography by William Harmless! "The fourth-century bishop of Hippo wrote this extended prayer, the first true autobiography, to confess his sins and God's goodness. Boulding, a Benedictine nun, offers us a fine, smooth translation that is a pleasure to read. There's also a complete index,"---Library Journal. 445 pages, softcover. New City.
"The Confessions" is an all time number one Christian classic -- an extended poetic, passionate, intimate prayer written by St. Augustine because he felt called by God to make this confession. Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, calls Boulding's translation "a different level of excellence from practically anything else on the market. She has perfected an elegant and flowing style." This 2nd edition includes a long-awaited annotated bibliography.