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Week 5: Augustinus: Confessiones.

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Reading 1: Augustine recalls the sins and crimes of his youth, including the notorious theft of some pears from a neighbor's tree.
Reading 2: Augustine works himself up into frenzy, unable to understand why someone as learned and intelligent as he is cannot find the way to God.

Reading 3: At the prompting of a mysterious voice, Augustine picks up the Bible and reads a passage from Paul's Letter to the Romans which shows him the way he was seeking.





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