A psychoanalytic study of the confessions of st augustine show all authors charles kligerman, md charles kligerman see all articles by this author. More than an autobiography, the confessions of st augustine is one of the most influential religious books in the christian tradition a great work of western. It comes from st augustine's “confessions,” his powerful spiritual autobiography that has shaped how christians and non-christians in the.
The reader who has never met augus-tine before ought to go first of all to the confessions, reflected the trappist monk and scholar thomas merton augustine. Consisting of 13 books, originally written by st augustine of hippo, in latin between ad 397 and ad 398 the work outlines augustine's sinful youth and his. Since yesterday was the feast of st ambrose, and st ambrose played an important role in the conversion of st augustine, i wanted to highlight. Professors explore the confessions of st augustine october 02, 2017 faculty presenting on confessions addressing an overflow crowd in the monsignor.
Confessions (latin: confessiones) is the name of an autobiographical work, consisting of 13 books, by saint augustine of hippo, written in latin between ad . Confessions, by st augustine, is part of the barnes & noble classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and. Project gutenberg's the confessions of saint augustine, by saint augustine this ebook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no. Augustine is the author of the confessions, an account of the author's young life, his intellectual struggles, adventures of confessions of saint augustine bear. Even for sceptics, saint augustine provides the most readily understood even for believers, though, the confessions offers more questions than answers.
Product description the confessions of saint augustine a work that has captivated readers for more than fifteen hundred years heartfelt, incisive, and timeless. Google is proud to partner with libraries to digitize public domain materials and make them widely accessible public domain books belong to the public and we . Like benedict xvi, i am a devotee of st augustine, whose feast we celebrate today my enthusiasm for the saint first started when i read the. The confessions of st augustine and the soul conversion by telling the history of the errors when his youth and his conversion, st augustine has described that . Written by saint augustine, narrated by simon vance download the app and start listening to the confessions of st augustine today - free with a 30 day trial.
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Library of congress cataloging-in-publication data augustine, saint, bishop of hippo [confessiones english] the confessions of saint augustine / st augustine . The confessions of saint augustine is considered one of the greatest christian classics of all time it is an extended poetic, passionate, intimate. Confessions by: st augustine summary summary context continue your study of confessions with these useful links quiz study questions further.
Prior to augustine, no author had ever turned his speculative gaze so intently upon his own life and interiority hence, without the 'confessions', there would. A philosophical question faces christians, and in fact all theists, that challenges the belief in god to theists, god is an omnipotent, perfect god he is good. The confessions of augustine is a powerful catholic theater production based on the life of st augustine of hippo one of the most popular and influential saints.