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Augustine and the Trinity

Συγγραφέας: Ayres Lewis
Εκδότης: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107689282
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 376
Διαστάσεις: 23x2x15
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2014

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Augustine and the Trinity"

Augustine of Hippo (354-430) strongly influenced western theology, but he has often been accused of over-emphasizing the unity of God to the detriment of the Trinity. In Augustine and the Trinity, Lewis Ayres offers a new treatment of this important figure, demonstrating how Augustine's writings offer one of the most sophisticated early theologies of the Trinity developed after the Council of Nicaea (325). Building on recent research, Ayres argues that Augustine was influenced by a wide variety of earlier Latin Christian traditions which stressed the irreducibility of Father, Son and Spirit. Augustine combines these traditions with material from non-Christian Neoplatonists in a very personal synthesis. Ayres also argues that Augustine shaped a powerful account of Christian ascent toward understanding of, as well as participation in the divine life, one that begins in faith and models itself on Christ's humility.

Συγγραφέας/εις: Ayres Lewis
Κατηγορία: θρησκεία
ISBN: 9781107689282
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 30/01/2014
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback / softback
Σελίδες: 376
Τόπος έκδοσης: Cambridge
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 500 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 23x2x15 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: Worked examples or Exercises; Printed music items


Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. Origins: 1. Giving wings to Nicaea; 2. Through Him, with Him and in Him; 3. Faith of our fathers: De fide et symbolo; Part II. Ascent: 4. The unadorned Trinity; Excursus 1: The dating of the De trinitate; 5. Per corporalia ... ad incorporalia; 6. A Christological epistemology; Excursus 2: Polemical targets in the De trinitate; Part III. Into the Mystery: 7. Recommending the source; 8. Essence from essence; 9. Showing, seeing and loving; 10. Loving and being; Part IV. Memory, Intelligence and Will: 11. 'But it's not fur eatin'...'; 12. '... It's just fur lookin' through'; Epilogue: catching all three; Bibliography.

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