Revisions - Library Edition

Translation, introduction, and notes by Boniface Ramsey, Roland J. Teske, SJ, editor, Boniface Ramsey, series editor
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SKU 978-1-56548-360-6
ISBN Number: 978-1-56548-360-6
Page Count: 227
Format: Hardcover
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Composed in his old age, Augustine reviews nearly all his writings, summarizing, correcting, and even expressing regret on occasion. Includes an appendix with the Indiculus of Possidius.

Revisions, like many of Augustine’s works, has a singular purpose. Composed in his old age, he reviews nearly all his writings, summarizing and correcting and even expressing regret. The Revisions is important not only for establishing the chronology of Augustine’s works but also for providing insight into his own thought and self-evaluation. The Latin title for this work is Retractationes and the Indiculum of Possidius is included in the Appendix.

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Augustine of Hippo (354-430) is one of the greatest thinkers and writers of the Western world. After he converted to Christianity he became bishop of Hippo in North Africa, where he was influential in civil and church affairs. His writings have had a lasting impact on Western philosophy and culture.

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Price $49.00
Author Saint Augustine
Publication Date Sep 30, 2010
Format Hardcover
Page Count 227