|When I am here, I do not fast on Saturday; when at Rome, I do fast on Saturday.|
|—Epistle 36. To Casulanus.|
Harvard Classics, Vol. 7, Part 1
The Confessions of St. Augustine
The origin of the autobiographical tradition, the Confessions of one of the great Fathers of the Church traces a dialogue with his God and a journey toward rising above one’s self.
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