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City of God (Concerning the City of God Against the Pagans) (Pelican Classics)

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Augustine's City of God, a monumental work of religious lore, philosophy, and history, was written as a kind of literary tombstone for Roman culture. After the sack of Rome, Augustine wrote this book to anatomize the corruption of Romans' pursuit of earthly pleasures: "grasping for praise, open-handed with their money; honest in the pursuit of wealth, they wanted to hoard glory." Augustine contras... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingPaperback (22 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages1097
ISBN-100140400222
ISBN-13978-0140400229
Publication Date08/30/1972
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