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pocket edition Maria Bouldings version is of a different level of excellence from practically anything else on the market. She has perfected an elegant and flowing style. Rowan Williams Archbishop of Canterbury The Confessions of Saint Augustine is considered the all time number one Christian classic. It is an extended poetic, passionate, intimate prayer. Augustine was probably forty-three when he began this endeavor. He had been a baptized Catholic for ten years, a priest for six, and a bishop for only two. His pre-baptismal life raised questions in the community. Was his conversion genuine? The first hearers were captivated, as many millions have been over the following sixteen centuries. His experience of God speaks to us across time with little need of transpositions. This new translation masterfully captures his experience. So old and yet so new This contemporary translation of Augustine's Confessions was like meeting an old friend and touching perennial truth, despite the passing years. Augustine was surely larger than life--and this translation matches it. Richard Rohr, o.f.m.

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Bestselling and new translation of Augustine's classic

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Although Augustine's "Confessions" has been translated many times, it is not exaggeration to say that Sister Maria Boulding's translation is "of a different level of excellence from practically anything else on the market" (Rowan Williams, Bishop of Monmonth).

Product Details

ISBN:
9781565481541
Editor:
Rotelle, John E.
Translator:
Boulding, Maria
Translator:
Boulding, Maria
Author:
Saint Augustine of Hippo
Author:
Rotelle, John E.
Publisher:
New City Press
Subject:
Devotional
Subject:
Christianity -- History.
Subject:
Christianity - Catholicism
Subject:
Christianity - Theology - Catholic
Subject:
Christianity - Theology - History
Subject:
Christian Theology - Catholic
Subject:
Christian Theology - History
Subject:
Christianity-History of Theology
Edition Description:
Numbered
Series:
Works of Saint Augustine (Numbered)
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
20021031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
307
Dimensions:
7.04x4.38x.73 in. .44 lbs.

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