Augustine and the Trinity Paperback

by Lewis Ayres;


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Augustine and the Trinity

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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.

Augustine and the Trinity by Lewis Ayres was published by Cambridge University Press in January 2014. The ISBN for Augustine and the Trinity is 9781107689282.

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Page last updated 4th August 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherCambridge University Press (January 2014)
Weight500g
Number of Pages376
Thickness20 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9781107689282
ISBN-101107689287
Product Code4260962
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