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6 edition of confessions and letters of St. Augustin found in the catalog.

confessions and letters of St. Augustin

with a sketch of his life and work.

by Augustine of Hippo

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Published by Eerdmans in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Augustine, -- Saint, Bishop of Hippo,
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.,
  • Fathers of the church.,
  • Christian literature, Early.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesConfessions of St. Augustin, Prolegomena, Letters of St. Augustin
    SeriesA Select library of the Nicene and post-Nicene fathers of the Christian Church -- v. 1
    ContributionsAugustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo, Schaff, Philip, 1819-1893
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 619 p. ;
    Number of Pages619
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22398840M
    ISBN 100802880983

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Confessions and letters of St. Augustin by Augustine of Hippo Download PDF EPUB FB2

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. He Proclaims the Greatness of God, Whom He Desires to Seek and Invoke.

The Confessions and Letters of St. Augustine, with a Sketch of his Life and Work) Anger habitually cherished against any one becomes hatred, since the sweetness which is mingled with what appears to be righteous anger makes us detain it longer than we ought in the vessel, until the whole is soured, and the vessel itself is spoiled (NPNF The Confessions and Letters of St — St.

Augustine. Rousseau's "Confessions," and Goethe's "Truth and Fiction," may be compared with Augustin's Confessions as works of rare genius and of absorbing psychological interest, but they are written in a radically different spirit, and by attempting to exalt human nature in its unsanctified state.

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. After carefully translating the whole of the book, it has been compared, line by line, with the translation of Watts “St. Augustin’s Confessions translated, and with some marginal notes illustrated by William Watts, Rector of St.

Alban’s, Wood St. ().” (one of the most nervous confessions and letters of St. Augustin book of the seventeenth century), and. Confessions (Latin: Confessiones) is the name of an autobiographical work, consisting of 13 books, by Saint Augustine of Hippo, written in Latin between and AD.

The work outlines Saint Augustine's sinful youth and his conversion to English translations of it are sometimes published under the title The Confessions of Saint Augustine in order to distinguish the book.

A collection of St. Augustine's letters in which he instructs the young, comforts the widowed, corrects those who have gone astray, shares intimate feelings with his friends and debates Biblical issues with St. Jerome and others/5. the confessions of st. augustin.

index of texts. letters of st. augustin. index of texts. index: exhibiting the order according to which the letters translated in these volumes are quoted when referred to by any author (e.g. tillemont, pareus, etc.) prior to the general reception of the benedictine as the standard edition in the beginning of.

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Augustine identifies these qualities of the Trinity with qualities of human beings, reinforcing Augustine's notion that humanity is created in the spiritual image of God.

J.J. O'Donnell and other scholars have noted that the Trinity also serves as a structural element for the last three books of the Confessions: B with its contrasts. Writing in the latter half of the 4th century, St.

Augustine provides the reader with an intimate view into his own troubled past, conversion, and understanding of human nature and the Trinity. It is difficult to overestimate the significance of The Confessions of St.

Augustine/5(31). The Confessions of Saint Augustine The Letters of Saint Augustine The Soliloquies Expositions on the Book of Psalms Our Lord's Sermon on the Mount, According to Matthew The Harmony of the Gospels On the Holy Trinity Lectures or Tractates on the Gospel According to St.

John. Doctrinal Treatises: On Faith, Hope and Love (The Enchiridion)/5(99). Source: Editor's Introduction to A Select Library of the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian 1 The Confessions and Letters of St.

Augustin, with a Sketch of his Life and Work, ed. Philip Schaff, LL.D. (Buffalo: The Christian Literature Co., ). PROLEGOMENA. Augustine of Hippo has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Augustine of Hippo’s most popular book is Confessions. Summary Summary Augustine's Confessions is a diverse blend of autobiography, philosophy, theology, and critical exegesis of the Christian Bible. The first nine Books (or chapters) of the work trace the story of Augustine's life, from his birth ( A.D.) up to the events that took place just after his conversion to Catholicism ( A.D.).

The Confessions of Saint Augustine by St. Augustine, Translated by Edward B. Pusey, D. This document has been generated from XSL (Extensible Stylesheet Language) source with RenderX XEP Formatter, version Client Academic. Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Vol.

I: The Confessions and Letters of St. Augustin, with a Sketch of his Life and Work, full text etext at St. Augustine Confessions - Book One Table of Contents. Book One. Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Chapter 17; Chapter 18; Chapter 19; Book Two Book Three Book Four Book Five Book Six Book Seven.

The Confessions and Letters of St — St. Augustine. Or Book II. of Replies to Questions of Januarius. (a.d) Chap. Having read the letter in which you have put me in mind of my obligation to give answers to the remainder of those questions which you submitted to me a long time ago, I cannot bear to defer any longer the gratification.

He sees a book on Augustine's table, and it happens to be Paul's epistles (which is a fancy word for letters). He tells Alypius and Augustine about the monastery outside of Milan, and then tells them a story about two of his friends who, one time, came upon a monastery and found a book.

CHAPTER IIA Sketch of the Life of St. Augustin. CHAPTER IIIEstimate of St. Augustin. CHAPTER IVThe Writings of St. Augustin. CHAPTER VThe Influence of St. Augustin upon Posterity, and his Relation to Catholicism and Protestantism. Chief Events in the Life of St. Augustin. St. Aurelius Augustin Translator's Preface The Opinion of St.St.

Augustine Confessions - Book Two Table of Contents. Book One Book Two. Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Book Three Book Four Book Five Book Six Book Seven Book Eight Book Nine Book Ten Book Eleven Book Twelve Book Thirteen Footnotes.

BOOK TWO. He concentrates here.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.