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An edition of Augustine (1985)

Augustine

a new biography

1st Harper Perennial ed.
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This edition was published in by Harper Perennial in New York.

Written in English

396 pages

Saint Augustine -- the celebrated theologian who served as Bishop of Hippo from 396 C.E. until his death in 430 C.E. -- is widely regarded as one of the most influential thinkers in the Western world. His autobiography, Confessions, remains among the most important religious writings in the Christian tradition. In this eye-opening and eminently readable biography, renowned historical scholar James J. O'Donnell picks up where Augustine himself left off to offer a fascinating, in-depth portrait of an unparalleled politician, writer, and churchman in a time of uncertainty and religious turmoil.Augustine is a triumphant chronicle of an extraordinary life that is certain to surprise and enlighten even those who believed they knew the complex and remarkable man of God.

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Augustine
2008, HarperCollins
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Augustine: a new biography
2006, Harper Perennial
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Augustine
1985, Twayne Publishers
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Augustine

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Saint Augustine -- the celebrated theologian who served as Bishop of Hippo from 396 C.E. until his death in 430 C.E. -- is widely regarded as one of the most influential thinkers in the Western world. His autobiography, Confessions, remains among the most important religious writings in the Christian tradition. In this eye-opening and eminently readable biography, renowned historical scholar James J. O'Donnell picks up where Augustine himself left off to offer a fascinating, in-depth portrait of an unparalleled politician, writer, and churchman in a time of uncertainty and religious turmoil.Augustine is a triumphant chronicle of an extraordinary life that is certain to surprise and enlighten even those who believed they knew the complex and remarkable man of God.

Augustine

a new biography

1st Harper Perennial ed.

This edition was published in by Harper Perennial in New York.


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-374) and index.

Genre
Biography.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
270.2/092, B
Library of Congress
BR1720.A9 O36 2005, BR1720.A9 O36 2006, BR1720.A9

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL22726094M
Internet Archive
augustinenewbiog0000odon
ISBN 10
0060535385
Library Thing
8972
Goodreads
1701

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