Augustine on the Trinity

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Ayres, Lewis. (2011) Augustine on the Trinity. In In G. Emery and M. Levering (Ed.). The Oxford Handbook of the Trinity pp. 123 - 137 Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199557813.003.0010
AuthorsAyres, Lewis
EditorsG. Emery and M. Levering
Abstract

This article offers a positive exposition of Augustine's mature Trinitarian theology that builds on the best of recent scholarship. It describes the Trinitarian theology of Augustine as being structured around the Father's begetting of the Word that breathes forth Love. It identifies the roots of Augustine's theology in the Latin anti-modalist tradition and in his appreciation of God's transcendent simplicity. It considers Augustine's emphasis on the salvific missions as drawing us into the mystery of the divine processions

Page range123 - 137
Year2011
Book titleThe Oxford Handbook of the Trinity
PublisherOxford University Press
Place of publicationUnited Kingdom
ISBN9780199557813
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199557813.003.0010
Research GroupInstitute for Religion and Critical Inquiry
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