Confessions Of Saint Augustine

Author: Frank J. Sheed
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0567110052
Size: 72.86 MB
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Sheed's classic translation of Augustine's Confessions. True to the original, and in a subtle and dignified English translation, let this be a cornerstone of your library.


Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: 9780141396897
Size: 21.21 MB
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In his insightful introduction, R. S. Pine-Coffin discusses Saint Augustine's intentions in writing his Confessions and issues of translation. This edition also includes a list of dates of events recorded in the Confessions.

Confessions Of An Italian

Author: Ippolito Nievo
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141391677
Size: 49.38 MB
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Peopled by a host of unforgettable characters - including drunken smugglers, saintly nuns, scheming priests, Napoleon and Lord Byron - this is an epic historical novel that tells the remarkable and inseparable stories of one man's life and ...

Augustine S Confessions

Author: Garry Wills
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400838028
Size: 76.39 MB
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Understandably fascinated by the story of Augustine's life, modern readers have largely succumbed to the temptation to read the Confessions as autobiography. But, Wills argues, this is a mistake.


Author: Saint Augustine
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780143105701
Size: 67.60 MB
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Well-known passages, over which my eyes have often gazed, spring to life again from Wills's pages.' - Peter Brown, The New York Review of Books

Rousseau Confessions

Author: Peter France
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521315005
Size: 28.61 MB
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... of the Confessions, not a few of them abridged or bowdlerised. Of the two most
readily available complete versions the first, a reissue of an older translation, was
published in Dent's Everyman Library in 1931; it is at present out of print, but
there is a considerably shortened version of the same text edited by L. G. Crocker
in the American Pocket Books series. The other is a generally more lively and up-
to-date translation by J. M. Cohen, first published in the Penguin Classics in 1953
; ...

A Confession

Author: Leo Tolstoy
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 048611256X
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This poignant text describes Tolstoy's heartfelt reexamination of Christian orthodoxy and subsequent spiritual awakening.

The Confessions

Author: Saint Augustine (Bishop of Hippo.)
Publisher: Ignatius Press
ISBN: 1586176838
Size: 39.48 MB
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Her beautiful contemporary translation of the ancient Confessions makes the classic work more accessible to modern readers.