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The Confessions of Saint Augustine (Signet Classics)

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In his 1500-year-old Confessions, Augustine of Hippo tells the story of his remarkable life, interwoven with his insights of endless wisdom. Noted Paul VI: ?all of antiquity?s philosophy converges in his work.?

About the Author

Rex Warner was a Professor of the University of Connecticut from 1964 until his retirement in He was born in 1905 and went to Wadham College, Oxford, where he gained a ‘first’ in Classical Moderations, and took a degree in English Literature. He taught in Egypt and England, and was Director of the British Institute, Athens, from 1945 to 1947. He has written poems, novels and critical essays, has worked on films and broadcasting, and has translated many works, of which Xenophon’s History of My Time and The Persian Expedition, Thucydides’ The Peloponnesian War, and Plutarch’s Lives (under the title Fall of the Roman Republic) and Moral Essays have been published in Penguin Classics.

Martin Marty, one of today’s most respected theologians, is professor emeritus at the University of Chicago, where the Martin Marty Center has been founded to promote public religion endeavors. His more than fifty books include Modern American Religion. He is a winner of the National Book Award and was the first religion scholar to receive the National Humanities Medal.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451531216
Author:
Saint Augustine Of Hippo
Publisher:
Signet Classics
Translator:
Warner, Rex
Introduction:
Marty, Martin E.
Foreword:
Block, Elizabeth
Author:
Marty, Martin E.
Author:
Saint Augustine of Hippo
Author:
Block, Elizabeth
Author:
Warner, Rex
Afterword by:
Marty, Martin E.
Afterword:
Marty, Martin E.
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Good and evil
Subject:
Augustine
Subject:
Biography-Religious
Edition Description:
B-Mass Market
Series:
Signet Classics
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
6.88x4.26x1.03 in. .41 lbs.
Age Level:
17-17

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