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St. Augustine

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   Saint Augustine was one of those towering figures who so dominated his age that the age itself bears his name. the Age of Augustine was a time of transition, and Augustine was a genius of such stature that, according to Christopher Dawson, "he was, to a far greater degree than any emperor or general or barbarian war-lord, a maker of history and a builder of the bridge which was to lead him from the old world to the new."
   He was the ablest religious thinker and controversialist at a period when theological controversy reached a level of intellectual refinement never achieved before...

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The Confessions

Written by Augustine


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: May 1, 2001
Price: $22.00

Augustine’s fourth-century spiritual autobiography not only is a major document in the history of Christianity, a classic of Roman Africa, and the unchallenged model through the ages for the autobiographical record of the journey to self-knowledge, it also marks a vital moment in the history of Western culture. As Augustine explains... Read more >

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City of God

Written by St. Augustine


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: January 19, 1958
Price: $17.00

No book except the Bible itself had a greater influence on the Middle Ages than Augustine's City of God. A vast synthesis of religious and secular knowledge, it began as a reply to the charge that Christian other-worldliness was causing the decline of the Roman Empire. Augustine produced a wealth... Read more >

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The City of God

Written by St. Augustine
Translated by Marcus Dods
Introduction by Thomas Merton


Format: Trade Paperback, 928 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: September 12, 2000
Price: $15.95

One of the great cornerstones in the history of Christian philosophy, The City of God provides an insightful interpretation of the development of modern Western society and the origin of most Western thought. Contrasting earthly and heavenly cities--representing the omnipresent struggle between good and evil--Augustine explores human history in its relation... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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The City of God

Written by St. Augustine
Translated by Marcus Dods
Introduction by Thomas Merton


Format: Hardcover, 912 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: February 1, 1994
Price: $25.00

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The City of God

Written by St. Augustine
Translated by Marcus Dods
Introduction by Thomas Merton


Format: eBook, 928 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $13.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

The Confessions
(A Modern Library E-Book)
Written by St. Augustine


Format: eBook, 400 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 1, 2000
Price: $11.99

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The Confessions of Saint Augustine

Written by St. Augustine


Format: eBook, 448 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $10.99

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The Confessions of Saint Augustine

Written by St. Augustine


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: August 23, 1960
Price: $15.00

John K. Ryan's translation of The Confessions of St. Augustine--the greatest spiritual autobiography ever written--captures the thought and flavor of Augustine's writing for modern students. Ryan's main purpose is to provide a clear and accurate rendering of the Confessions by first trying to determine what St. Augustine thought, and then stating... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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The Confessions

Written by St. Augustine
Preface by Patricia Hampl


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 29, 1998
Price: $14.95

A Vintage Spiritual Classic

“God is our home but many of us have strayed from our native land. The venerable authors of these Spiritual Classics are expert guides—may we follow their directions home.” —Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Writing in the last years of the fourth century a.d., Saint Augustine of Hippo created what is... Read more >
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The Rule of Saint Augustine

Written by St. Augustine


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Galilee Trade
On Sale: February 21, 1986
Price: $15.00

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