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The confessions of St. Augustine

Author: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Carolinne White
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Ignatius Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this gorgeously illustrated volume Oxford scholar Carolinne White presents fresh translations of choice passages from the Confessions. These extracts have been chosen to express Augustine's wisdom and his mystical yearning for God. In the process of describing his own failings, Augustine also gives relevant advice on how to live a Christian life.In this first modern illustrated edition of the Confessions,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Named Person: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Augustine, of Hippo Saint
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Carolinne White
ISBN: 9781586172237 1586172239
OCLC Number: 154806034
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Confessions.
Responsibility: [St. Augustine] ; extracts selected and translated by Carolinne White.

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In this gorgeously illustrated volume Oxford scholar Carolinne White presents fresh translations of choice passages from the Confessions. These extracts have been chosen to express Augustine's wisdom and his mystical yearning for God. In the process of describing his own failings, Augustine also gives relevant advice on how to live a Christian life.In this first modern illustrated edition of the Confessions, Augustine's words are accompanied by beautiful medieval and Renaissance illuminations from manuscripts in the collection at the British Library -- making this a volume to treasure for a lifetime.

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