CliffsNotes on St. Augustine's Confessions

CliffsNotes on St. Augustine's Confessions

CliffsNotes on St. Augustine's Confessions

CliffsNotes on St. Augustine's Confessions

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The Confessions is a spiritual autobiography, covering the first 35 years of Augustine’s life, with particular emphasis on Augustine’s spiritual development and how he accepted Christianity. The Confessions is divided into 13 books. Books 1 through 9 contain Augustine’s life story. Book 10 is an exploration of memory. Books 11 through 13 are detailed interpretations of the first chapter of Genesis, which describes the creation of the world.

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