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Augustine of Hippo (354-430) strongly prompted western theology, yet he has frequently been accused of over-emphasizing the solidarity of God to the detriment of the Trinity. In Augustine and the Trinity, Lewis Ayres deals a brand new remedy of this significant determine, demonstrating how Augustine's writings provide some of the most subtle early theologies of the Trinity constructed after the Council of Nicaea (325). construction on fresh examine, Ayres argues that Augustine was once inspired through a large choice of previous Latin Christian traditions which under pressure the irreducibility of dad, Son and Spirit. Augustine combines those traditions with fabric from non-Christian Neoplatonists in a really own synthesis. Ayres additionally argues that Augustine formed a robust account of Christian ascent towards knowing of, in addition to participation within the divine lifestyles, one who starts in religion and types itself on Christ's humility.

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