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Published by Garland Science .
Written in English


  • Biography: historical,
  • Christianity,
  • World history: c 500 to C 1500,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Augustine,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Saint, Bishop of Hippo,
  • Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Augustine,,
  • Church history,
  • Congresses

Book details:

Edition Notes

Garland Reference Library of the Humanities

The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8047477M
ISBN 100815316399
ISBN 109780815316398



  The book itself has been translated well to make it readable for people who are among my generation. It is not easy to read by nature due to the complexity of St. Augustine, but the translation helps reduce the processing time it would otherwise would have taken me.4/5(50).   In my areas of questioning, St. Augustine provided guidance/direction and most times answers that satisfied my quest for "understanding". Altogether "Confessions" is a book that I shall read (at leisure) many more times. Rose Miller Jackson, MI Read more. 17 people found this helpful/5(7). Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo: St. Augustine's treatise on the City of God (London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge; New York, Macmillan, ), also by F. R. Montgomery Hitchcock (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo: St. Augustine. Confessions is the name of an autobiographical work, consisting of 13 books, by St. Augustine of Hippo. 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 Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s Confessions.

Confessions of St. Augustine: The Original, Classic Text by Augustine Bishop of Hippo, His Autobiography and Conversion Story by St. Augustine Bishop of Hippo,St. Augustine and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   When he was bishop of Hippo, St. Augustine founded monasteries for both men and women. He also wrote a rule, or set of instructions, for monks' and nuns' behavior. It wasn't until that a group of monks and hermits banded together in Italy and the Order of St. Augustine . St. Augustine, Bishop of Hippo - Pray for us. Read more. 3 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. kodiakcowboy. out of 5 stars A prayer to God. Reviewed in the United States on Ap Verified Purchase. Since this was originally written in the s, I wasn't so sure it would be relevant to me. Instead I loved St Reviews: The Confessions of St. Augustine Bishop of Hippo (Everyman's Library, A) by Saint Augustine and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

The Donatists met these advances at first with silence, then with insults, and lastly with such violence that Possidius Bishop of Calamet, Augustine's friend, escaped death only by flight, the Bishop of Bagaïa was left covered with horrible wounds, and the life of the Bishop of Hippo himself was several times attempted (Let to Januarius. 2 days ago  Fra Angelico’s painting, The Conversion of St. Augustine, offers a great insight into the spirituality of the Doctor of Grace. At the forefront of the painting, commanding the immediate attention of the viewer, is the figure of St. Augustine sitting and weeping. she asked a Catholic bishop to speak to him and refute his errors. The bishop.   Confessions by St. Augustine is the most well-known and influential Christian autobiography in existence. Augustine ( A.D.), who was the Bishop of Hippo in North Africa, lived a wild, hedonistic life prior to his legendary s: 4. Summary. At 29, Augustine meets a Manichean bishop named Faustus, who is famous for his knowledge of doctrine. Augustine hopes Faustus can clear up some of his doubts regarding Manichean explanations of astronomy, which Augustine is starting to find improbable.