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The confessions of St. Augustine.

Augustine of Hippo

The confessions of St. Augustine.

by Augustine of Hippo

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Published by Christian Library in Westwood, N.J .
Written in

    Places:
  • Algeria,
  • Hippo (Extinct city)
    • Subjects:
    • Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo,
    • Christian saints -- Algeria -- Hippo (Extinct city) -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesConfessions of Saint Augustine.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR65.A6 E5 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination197 p. ;
      Number of Pages197
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2582596M
      ISBN 100916441075
      LC Control Number85131002
      OCLC/WorldCa12419232

      Table of Contents. Great art Thou, O Lord, and greatly to be praised; great is Thy power, and Thy wisdom infinite. And Thee would man praise; man, but a particle of Thy creation; man, that bears about him his mortality, the witness of his sin, the witness that Thou resistest the proud: yet would man praise Thee; he, but a particle of Thy creation. BOOK SIX. Turmoil in the twenties. Monica follows Augustine to Milan and finds him a catechumen in the Catholic Church. Both admire Ambrose but Augustine gets no help from him on his personal problems. Ambition spurs and Alypius and Nebridius join him in a confused quest for the happy life.

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Heartfelt, incisive, and timeless, The Confessions of Saint Augustine has captivated readers for more than fifteen hundred years. Retelling the story of his long struggle with faith and ultimate conversion -- the first such spiritual memoir ever recorded -- Saint Augustine traces a story of sin, regret, and redemption that is both deeply personal and, at the same time, universal/5(84).

Augustine's Confessions is arguably the first, and unequivocally the most influential, religious autobiography in the Christian tradition. Augustine (who was a hard-core hedonist before his sudden conversion) writes about faith with the reckless abandon of a lover; his descriptions of friendship are so beautiful they'll bring tears to your eyes; and his tributes to his mother, Monica, cast /5(36).

The first book of the Confessions is devoted primarily to an analysis of Augustine's life as a child, from his infancy (which he cannot recall and must reconstruct) up through his days as a schoolboy in Thagaste (in Eastern Algeria).

Wasting no time in getting to the philosophical content of his autobiography, Augustine's account of his early years leads him to reflect on human origin, will.

(The Latin for this word carries the double meaning of admitting guilt to God and praising God.) God is always listening, and direct address to him is the format for the Confessions as a whole. [IV] Augustine devotes some time to a reappraisal of a book he wrote during this period in Carthage, called The Beautiful and the Fitting.

AUGUSTINE: CONFESSIONS Newly translated and edited by ALBERT C. OUTLER, Ph.D., D.D. Professor of Theology Perkins School of Theology Southern Methodist University Dallas, Texas First published MCMLV Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: This book is in the public domain. It was scanned from an uncopyrighted edition.

Harry Plantinga. Augustine’s Confessions is such a lovely and honest book. The confessions of St. Augustine. book I’d recommend it to everyone, if people who aren’t remotely religious. It’s one of those works that really manages to encapsulate certain feelings and articulate them in ways that are clear but also sort of startling in /5.

Augustine: The Decline of the Roman Empire A TV miniseries that takes place after the Confessions (though it talks about the Confessions), when Augustine is Bishop of Hippo and the Vandals are besieging the city. Articles and Interviews. Go GU Here's an awesome bibliography of scholarly resources related to Augustine, compiled by J.

O'Donnell. The story of the Confessions is the story of Augustine's return to God, so it is appropriate that story should begin with Augustine's tribute of praise to the God he loves.

In making a confession of praise, Augustine says, he is also demonstrating his faith, because he is not praising some distant or unknowable deity; God is as close to him as.

Download Confessions PDF by Augustine of Hippo. Confessions is the name of personal work, consisting of 13 books, by Saint Augustine of Hippo, written in Latin somewhere in the range of and AD.

The work blueprints Saint Augustine’s wicked youth and his transformation to Christianity. Commencing with the invocation of God, Augustine relates in detail the beginning of his life, his infancy and boyhood, up to his fifteenth year; at which age he acknowledges that he was more inclined to all youthful pleasures and vices than to the study of letters.

Chapter 1. The Confessions is in one sense Augustine's personal story, but it is also a story with an almost mythological or archetypal appeal. Augustine is a kind of everyman, representing a lost and struggling humanity trying to rediscover the divine, the only source of true peace and satisfaction.

Over years after its original publication, The Confessions of St Augustine still attracts and profoundly affects countless readers. Considered by many to be the greatest spiritual autobiography of all time, Augustine's Confessions holds a special place among the world's great books.5/5(8).

Confessions (FULL Audio Book) by Saint Augustine of Hippo () Translated by Albert C. Outler () Confessions (Latin: Confessiones). Summary. Augustine begins Book V by praising God and explaining the importance of owning up to the completeness and universality of the one true Christian God.

He does this through a series of complicated scriptural references, and he asserts that the "unjust" will have no escape from God. Summary. Book X is the beginning of the philosophical portion of ine sets out to fully vindicate his faith and explain as much of the tenets of Christianity in the context of philosophy as possible.

After having told us of his life and conversion, he now mimics the state of his mind after conversion by showing us as much of his faith as he can.

Well, Augustine proved himself to be a freaking pro at answering that question for himself in the Confessions. And, if you pay attention, you might learn something too. First thing's first: Augustine is born in North Africa, to a Christian mother and a non-Christian father.

But the book is really about his journeys as he ages and commits. BOOK 1 Commencing with the invocation of God, Augustine relates in detail the beginning of his life, his infancy and boyhood, up to his fifteenth year; at which age he acknowledges that he was more inclined to all youthful pleasures and vices than to the study of letters.

BOOK 2 He advances to puberty, and indeed to the early part of the sixteenth year of his age, in which, having abandoned.

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The Confessions of St. Augustine is the autobiography of Saint Augustine of Hippo, which details his conversion to Christianity. Through his philosophical ponderings and thoughts on ideology, it is clear that many of the events in Saint Augustine’s life tie back to many ideals and values found in Christianity.

Confessions (Latin: Confessiones) is the name of an autobiographical work, consisting of 13 books, by St. Augustine of Hippo, written between AD and AD Modern English translations of it are sometimes published under the title The Confessions of St.

Augustine in order to distinguish the book from other books with similar titles, such as. BOOK ONE. In God's searching presence, Augustine undertakes to plumb the depths of his memory to trace the mysterious pilgrimage of grace which his life has been -- and to praise God for his constant and omnipotent grace.

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