Do We Really Need A New Translation of the “Confessions”? Surprisingly, Yes!

Eve Tushnet | 7/15/2019 | Staff
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I review Thomas Williams’s flamboyantly helpful new edition, for the University Bookman:

Thomas Williams spends a decent chunk of the introduction to his new translation of St. Augustine’s Confessions justifying its existence. What can yet another translation hope to provide? Did Augustine steal more pears since the last one?

Year - Sarah - Ruden - Translation - F

Last year I read Sarah Ruden’s 2017 translation, and re-read the limpid F. J. Sheed translation that first introduced me to...
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