The Confessions (The Works of Saint Augustine: A Translation for the 21st Century, Vol. 1)

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Maria Boulding's translation is clear and crisp. It respects Augustine's language concerning inclusiveness to my knowledge the first to do so and uniquely highlights the poetic elements embodied in Augustine's work. I see Boulding's work to be for years to come. -Rev. Edmund Hill O.P. So old and yet so new! This contemporary translation of Augustine's 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

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Augustine of Hippo is one of the greatest thinkers and writers in the Western world. After he became Christian he was made bishop of Hippo in Africa where he was very influential in civil and church affairs. With more than 113 books, 200 letters and 500 sermons he has left a lasting impact on Western philosophy and culture. Besides The Confessions his other well-known works include The Trinity, The City of God, The Expositions of the Psalms. All these today are still best selling titles.

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