Thank you for checking out this book by Theophania Publishing. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you soon. We have thousands of titles available, and we invite you to search for us by name, contact us via our website, or download our most recent catalogues. This volume introduces the reader to the great confessions of great thinkers - Saint Augustine (354-430), a Berber born in North Africa, one of the most influential theologians in the history of Christianity, Peter Abelard (1079-1142), a brilliant philosopher who was persecuted through his whole life, Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), an outstanding thinker, sociologist and creator of new political theories, and Leo (Lev Nikolayevich) Tolstoy (1828-1910), one of the most influential writers and moral authorities of the XIXth century. All those men left us profound and controversial accounts of their lives - intellectual, social and personal.