Originally composed at the end of the 4th century, Augustine’s autobiography is one of the most consistently acclaimed and beloved works in the genre. The Confessions is charged with complex emotional, spiritual, and intellectual material including themes related to psychology, linguistics, philosophy, theology, history and culture of Late Antiquity. Heartfelt sincerity and depth of introspection, make this easily the most celebrated of Augustine's writings.
We will live read our favorite passages and discuss select themes.
For the first meeting: Books I, II, & III