Does the idea of reading the confessions of another person shock you? That would depend on what you mean by “confessions.” Let this Questions for the Thinker Ebook Study Guide© help you understand this confession of St. Augustine. This classical work is St. Augustine’s statement of faith. He confesses his sins, but more importantly, he shows how by God’s grace he left sin behind to become a Doctor of the Church and one of its most famous saints.
This Question for the Thinker Confessions Study Guide uses the Socratic method of a question and answer format to guide the high school student through the first 10 books of this very long work. After a brief introduction about the author and the work, in the first half of the book questions are provided to help the student understand the text. The second half of the book has the answers to the questions.
At the end of the books are Questions for Further Thought™ which help the student think beyond the text. Many of the questions are designed to help the student either apply the lessons learned or to think about how his beliefs contrast with those presented. There are also Vocabulary Words to Know to help expand the student's vocabulary.