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Saint Augustin/The Confessions Trad. Arnaud of Andilly 1659 Rare P. The Petit
1659. [THEOLOGY - AUTOBIOGRAPHIC STORIES - 17th EDITION] - SAINT AUGUSTIN 354-430 Augustine of Hippo Augustin d'Hippone ou saint Augustin, born November 13, 354 in Thagaste (current Souk Ahras, Algeria), a municipality in the province of Africa, and died on August 28, 430 in Hippo (present-day Annaba, Algeria), is a wealthy class Christian Roman philosopher and theologian with Berber origins. With Ambroise de Milan, Jérôme de Stridon and Grégoire le Grand, he is one of the four Fathers of the Church Western and one of the thirty-six doctors of the Church. The training he received in Carthage is that of the Roman scholars of the time, even if his writings reveal a sensitivity and features related to his region of birth. If he is a master of the Latin language and culture, he will never really master Greek, which will tend to increase the differences between Western and Eastern Christianity. Born of a deeply pious mother, he first converted to philosophy before becoming a Manichaean. He did not abandon Manichaeism and did not convert to Christianity until quite late, in 386, after his meeting with Ambroise of Milan. After his conversion, he became bishop of Hippo and led a series of controversies, oral and above all written, first against the Manichaeans, then against the Donatists, and finally against Pelagianism. He leaves a considerable work both in quantity and in quality. Three of his books are particularly well known: Les Confessions, La Cité de Dieu and De la Trinité. The Confessions (Saint Augustine) Les Confessions is an autobiographical work by Augustin of Hippo, wr … [Click Below for Full Description]
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