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<p>SPU Writer-in-Residence Suzanne M. Wolfe’s novel The Confessions of X, has won the 2017 Christianity Today Book of the Year Award in fiction.</p>

SPU Writer-in-Residence Suzanne M. Wolfe’s novel The Confessions of X, has won the 2017 Christianity Today Book of the Year Award in fiction.

The Confessions of X by Suzanne M. Wolfe

Judge Amy Peterson writes: “In this gripping, beautifully written historical novel, Wolfe brings the ancient city of Carthage to life, immersing readers in the experiences that shaped the theology of Augustine of Hippo. In her deftly told and well-researched story, the unnamed woman whom Augustine loved and lived with for 13 years rises from the footnotes of history to become a dynamic, fully fleshed character. Their relationship shows us an achingly real love, heartrending self-sacrifice, and the way that beliefs are shaped by experiences in the beautiful and terrible world.”

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