From God, to God

Publishers issue a steady stream of books for daily devotional or inspirational reading. These four stand out because they draw on sources that are worthy of rereading and pondering:

Burt combines his own translations of brief selections from St. Augustine’s vast corpus with his own comments. Many of the selections come from the Confessions and Augustine’s sermons and commentaries, particularly on the Psalms and John’s Gospel and first epistle. Burt is well suited to be a commentator on Augustine’s wiritings, having been a lifelong Augustinian scholar and a member of the Augustinian Order.

 

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