Augustine: Conversions and Confessions

Robin Lane Fox, ¬†Emeritus Fellow of New College, Oxford and Reader in Ancient History, University of Oxford, has recently released a new book about Augustine. I picked it up the last time I went into Waterstones, because it had a pretty cover and because I find Augustine’s views generally interesting.

Winner of the Wolfson Prize for History 2015, the book charts Augustine’s life up to and including his writing of the¬†Confessions. It compares and contrasts his path with those of other thinkers of his time, including the pagan Libanius.

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