9780192817747

Confessions

  • ISBN 13:

    9780192817747

  • ISBN 10:

    0192817744

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 04/02/1992
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

In this new translation by Henry Chadwick of what can only be considered a masterpiece of Western literature, the brilliant and impassioned descriptions of Augustine's colourful early life and search for spiritual satisfaction are accurately conveyed to the English reader. Augustine's work contains many references and allusions that can hardly be understood without background information about the ancient social and intellectual setting. The accompanying notes and introduction to this translation will therefore prove invaluable to the contemporary reader.

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