Augustine's "Confessions": A Biography


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In this brief and incisive book, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Garry Wills tells the story of the Confessions --what motivated Augustine to dictate it, how it asks to be read, and the many ways it has been misread in the one-and-a-half millennia since it was composed. Following Wills's biography of Augustine and his translation of the Confessions , this is an unparalleled introduction to one of the most important books in the Christian and Western traditions. Understandably fascinated by the story of Augustine's ...

Augustine's "confessions": A Biography 2011, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691143576