The Confessions of Saint Augustine (Mass Market)

The Confessions of Saint Augustine By Rex Warner (Translated by), Martin E. Marty (Introduction by), Elizabeth Block (Foreword by), Martin E. Marty (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Rex Warner (Translated by), Martin E. Marty (Introduction by), Elizabeth Block (Foreword by), Martin E. Marty (Afterword by)
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In his 1500-year-old Confessions, Augustine of Hippo tells the story of his remarkable life, interwoven with his insights of endless wisdom. Noted Paul VI: ?all of antiquity?s philosophy converges in his work.?

About the Author

Rex Warner was a Professor of the University of Connecticut from 1964 until his retirement in He was born in 1905 and went to Wadham College, Oxford, where he gained a ‘first’ in Classical Moderations, and took a degree in English Literature. He taught in Egypt and England, and was Director of the British Institute, Athens, from 1945 to 1947. He has written poems, novels and critical essays, has worked on films and broadcasting, and has translated many works, of which Xenophon’s History of My Time and The Persian Expedition, Thucydides’ The Peloponnesian War, and Plutarch’s Lives (under the title Fall of the Roman Republic) and Moral Essays have been published in Penguin Classics.

Martin Marty, one of today’s most respected theologians, is professor emeritus at the University of Chicago, where the Martin Marty Center has been founded to promote public religion endeavors. His more than fifty books include Modern American Religion. He is a winner of the National Book Award and was the first religion scholar to receive the National Humanities Medal.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780451531216
ISBN-10: 0451531213
Publisher: Signet
Publication Date: March 3rd, 2009
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: Signet Classics