This is a fresh and wonderful translation of this Christian classic.
Of course, the translator had to match this in order to provide the notes, which are very easy to reference as one reads the Kindle edition.
Okay, all fun aside, this literally is one of the best translations of Augustine's Confessions available to the modern english reader.
In the course of Classic Christian Literature that I am currently taking, often the instructor would ask me to read from my book, as it was clear and concise. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Sugar Bear
Much to much information to digest for an intelligent book review and discussion to be of any value thank you.Published 2 months ago by Marla Loehr
I tried to read some older translations but never got far. After reading this one I see why this is a classic. Read morePublished 4 months ago by tamara gehlbach
Great reading. Written in modern language, easier understanding. As always, the Confessions is one of those timeless religious classics that helps you understand that a great... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jeff
this is definitely NOT light, fluffy, feel good stuff. very honest and the concerns voiced are just as relevant today as they were when it was written. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Donald C. Pose
Extremely thorough work by a translator, Sister Maria Boulding, with a rich feeling for words. The textual notes amaze the reader with the extent of Augustine's familiarity with... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Dougal Fraser
It is the story of a man who turned his life completely around after realizing the sacrifice that Jesus made for us.Published 9 months ago by Anthony Catalano
Though a believer, I am not a Catholic--but I love Augustine: his sincerity, his turbulent spirit, the continuous descent into his soul. Read morePublished 9 months ago by larry g thompson