St. Augustine: Recommended Resources


The City of God. Translated by Henry Bettenson. 1972. Reprint. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1984.

Confessions. Translated by E.M. Blaikiock. London: Haddon and St. Brighton, 1983.

Earlier Writings. Edited byJ.H.S. Bueigh. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1953

Later Works. Edited by John Burnaby. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1953.

Selected Writings. New York: Paulist Press, 1984.


Bonner, Gerald. St. Augustine of Hippo: Life and Controversies. Revised edition. Norwich: Canterbury Press, 1986.

Brown, Peter. Augustine of Hippo. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1969.

Chadwick, Henry. Augustine. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Marshall, Michael. The Restless Heart: The Life and Influence of St. Augustine. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Wm. B Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1987.

O'Meara, J.J. The Young Augustine. London, 1954.

Possidius. Life of St. Augustine. Translated by RH. Hoare. The Western Fathers Series. London: Sheed & Ward, 1954.

Rowe, Trevor. St. Augustine: Pastoral Theologian. London: Epworth Press, 1974.

Smith, Warren Thomas. Augustine: His Life and Thought. Atlanta: John Knox Press, 1980.

By the Editors

[Christian History originally published this article in Christian History Issue #15 in 1987]

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