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The Confessions
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Saint Augustine, Henry Chadwick
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-08-14 - Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks

In his own day the dominant personality of the Western Church, Augustine of Hippo today stands as perhaps the greatest thinker of Christian antiquity, and his Confessions is one of the great works of Western literature. In this intensely personal narrative, Augustine relates his rare ascent from a humble Algerian
Summary of Bishop of Hippo Saint Augustine's The Confessions (Oxford World's Classics)
Language: en
Pages: 44
Authors: Everest Media
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-07-24T22:59:00Z - Publisher: Everest Media LLC

Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book. Sample Book Insights: #1 God is great, and we should praise Him. But we must understand that we are not great, because we are but a fragment of His creation. We were created for God, and our hearts
Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: Thomas De Quincey
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-14 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Suspiria de Profundis, and 'The English Mail-Coach' are De Quincey's finest essays in autobiography, published here with three appendices containing a wealth of related manuscript material and a comprehensive introduction and notes.
Augustine: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Henry Chadwick
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-02-22 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

By his writings, the surviving bulk of which exceeds that of any other ancient author, Augustine came to influence not only his contemporaries but also the West since his time. This Very Short Introduction traces the development of Augustine's thought, discussing his reaction to the thinkers before him, and themes
Language: en
Pages: 676
Authors: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

When it was first published in 1781, The Confessions scandalised Europe with its emotional honesty and frank treatment of the author's sexual and intellectual development. Since then, it has had a more profound impact on European thought. Rousseau left posterity a model of the reflective life - the solitary, uncompromising