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Saint Augustine: A Life (Penguin Lives Biographies)
Saint Augustine: A Life (Penguin Lives Biographies) by Garry Wills 0143035983 9780143035985
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Saint Augustine: A Life (Penguin Lives Biographies) by Garry Wills

Pulitzer Prize winner Garry Wills brings the same fresh scholarship, lively prose, and critical appreciation that characterize his well-known books on religion and American history to this outstanding biography of one of the most influential Christian philosophers.Saint Augustinefollows its subject from his youth in fourth-century Africa to his conversion and subsequent development as a theologian. It challenges the widely held misconceptions about Augustine? sexual excesses and shows how, in embracing classical philosophy, Augustine managed to enlist ?agan authors?in the defense of Christianity. The result is a biography that makes a spiritual ancestor feel like our contemporary.

Author: Garry Wills

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 176

Publisher: Penguin Books

Publication Date: 2005-08-30

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