Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 April 2009

210 Pages

ISBN: 9780199554454

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Language in the Confessions of Augustine

Philip Burton

  • A ground-breaking study on an oft neglected area of Augustine studies
  • Brings together insights from classics, theology, and linguistics
  • Demonstrates how Augustine's statements on the nature of language inform his own work as a literary stylist
  • Latin provided in translation, making the text accessible to all