The Confessions of St. Augustine

The Confessions of St. Augustine are one of the most influential Christian works outside of Sacred Scripture. Written around 400 AD, they have been a source of inspiration and spiritual direction for saints throughout Church history. We provide the translation by E. B. Pusey below. Use Ctrl + F to search the complete text. Book I Great art Thou, O Lord, and greatly to be praised; great is Thy power, and Thy wisdom infinite. And Thee would man praise; man, but a particle of Thy creation; man, that bears about him his mortality, the witness of his sin, the witness … Continue