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The Resource Augustine's Confessions : a biography, Garry Wills

Augustine's Confessions : a biography, Garry Wills

Label
Augustine's Confessions : a biography
Title
Augustine's Confessions
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
Garry Wills
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this brief and incisive book, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Garry Wills tells the story of the Confessions--what motivated Augustine to dictate it, how it asks to be read, and the many ways it has been misread in the one-and-a-half millennia since it was composed. Following Wills's biography of Augustine and his translation of the Confessions, this is an unparalleled introduction to one of the most important books in the Christian and Western traditions. Understandably fascinated by the story of Augustine's life, modern readers have largely succumbed to the temptation to read the Confess
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wills, Garry
Dewey number
270.2092
Index
index present
LC call number
BR65.A62
LC item number
W55 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Lives of great religious books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Augustine
  • Christian saints
  • Augustinus, Aurelius
  • Augustinus, Aurelius
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Christian saints
  • Algeria
  • Confessiones (Augustinus)
  • Ontstaansgeschiedenis
Label
Augustine's Confessions : a biography, Garry Wills
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The book's birth -- The book's genre -- The book's African days -- The book's Ambrose -- The book's "conversion" -- The book's baptismal days -- The book's culmination -- The book's afterlife : early reception, later neglect
Control code
708566298
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 166 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400838028
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttxfmm
  • b21f21ad-cb5f-438e-bfa3-ae50850804c6
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)708566298
Label
Augustine's Confessions : a biography, Garry Wills
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The book's birth -- The book's genre -- The book's African days -- The book's Ambrose -- The book's "conversion" -- The book's baptismal days -- The book's culmination -- The book's afterlife : early reception, later neglect
Control code
708566298
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 166 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400838028
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttxfmm
  • b21f21ad-cb5f-438e-bfa3-ae50850804c6
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)708566298

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