SKU (ISBN): 9781954882157
Saint Augustine | Translator: Matthew Minerd
Binding: Cloth Text
Published: September 2023
Catholic Classics – Ascension Press
Publisher: Ascension Press
The powerful witness of St. Augustine’s spiritual journey empowers all the faithful to strive for heaven.
The second book of the Catholic Classics series, The Confessions of St. Augustine, is an updated translation of the key work of Catholic tradition that is accessible for modern readers.
Often considered one of the most influential and inspiring works of the saints, this classic yet relevant text was written by the Doctor of the Church as a prayer to God, confessing his faith despite past mistakes and recognizing the ways that God has transformed his heart. Through the years, it has remained a key reflection on the spiritual life for believers who seek to persevere through weakness toward the glory of heaven.
Exploring topics such as understanding Sacred Scripture, the weakness of the human heart, and the transformative power of an encounter with the living God, this text draws readers ever closer to God through St. Augustine’s conversations with the heavenly Father who called him out of a life of sin and onto the path toward sainthood.
With a new translation by Dr. Matthew Minerd, this special version renews Catholics’ understanding and appreciation of this spiritual classic. It also includes:
*Expert commentary from Fr. Gregory Pine, O.P., and Fr. Jacob Bertrand Janczyk, O.P. introducing each of its 13 books
*A message from the authors about the relevance of this ancient text to the modern-day Catholic
*An insert of sacred art of St. Augustine from Ascension’s Sacred Art Collection of Holy Men and Women by Tianna Williams
*A leatherlike cover, foil stamping, and a place-holding ribbon
This beautiful book draws all Catholics into a deeper relationship with God in their pursuit of holiness through the honesty, authenticity, and wisdom of one of the Church’s greatest saints.
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