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


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

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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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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. ST. . Augustine of Hippo has books on Goodreads with ratings. Augustine of Hippo’s most popular book is Confessions.