Augustine and the Confessions
Lecture no. 1 from the course: St. Augustine's Confessions
Taught by Professor William R. Cook and 1 others | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses
Lecture 1 introduces the course plan: a close reading of Augustine's Confessions in the contexts of his time and ours. Why are we still reading the Confessions in the 21st century, and how should we read the text in translation? The professors explain what translation they are using for this course, and why.