Garry Wills's complete translation of Saint Augustine's spiritual
masterpiece[available now for the first time
Garry Wills is an exceptionally gifted translator and one of our
best writers on religion today. His bestselling translations of
individual chapters of Saint Augustine's "Confessions" have
received widespread and glowing reviews. Now for the first time,
Wills's translation of the entire work is being published as a
Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition. Removed by time and place but not
by spiritual relevance, Augustine's "Confessions" continues to
influence contemporary religion, language, and thought. Reading
with fresh, keen eyes, Wills brings his superb gifts of analysis
and insight to this ambitious translation of the entire book.
[[Wills] renders Augustine's famous and influential text in direct
language with all the spirited wordplay and poetic strength
"[Los Angeles Times"
[[Wills's] translations . . . are meant to bring Augustine straight
into our own minds; and they succeed. Well-known passages, over
which my eyes have often gazed, spring to life again from Wills's
[Peter Brown, "The New York Review of Books"
[Augustine flourishes in Wills's hand.[
[A masterful synthesis of classical philosophy and scriptural
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