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Saint Augustine

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The Confessions | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of Saint Augustine's The Confessions. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to The Confessions that you may enjoy.

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Kenney, John Peter. The Mysticism of Saint Augustine: Rereading the Confessions. Routledge, 2005.

Kotzé, Annemaré. "The Puzzle of the Last Four Books of Augustine's Confessions: An Illegitimate Issue?" Vigiliae Christianae, vol. 60, no. 1, 2006, pp. 65–79.

O'Donnell, James. Augustine of Hippo. Georgetown U, n.d.

Saint Augustine of Hippo. The Confessions. Translated by Maria Boulding and edited by David Vincent Meconi, S.J., and Joseph Pearce, Ignatius, 2012.

Wills, Garry. Saint Augustine. Lipper/Viking, 1999.

Course Hero. "The Confessions Infographic." Course Hero. 23 Oct. 2017. Web. 14 Nov. 2018. <>.

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