Confessions of St Augustine

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The anti-Manichaean prose-poem written by St Augustine c.398–400. The title means both ‘confessing’ in the biblical sense of praising God, and also avowal of faults. Books 1–9 are autobiographical; the last four deal with memory, time, creation, and an allegory of the Church in Gen. 1.

Subjects: Christianity.

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