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15 books On the Trinity


4 Preface.
5 Introductory Essay.
8 Translator’s Preface.
9 On the Trinity

100 Book I. In which the unity and equality of the supreme trinity is established from the sacred scriptures,
Chapter 1.—This Work is Written Against Those Who Sophistically Assail the Faith of the Trinity, Through Misuse of Reason.
104 Chapter 2.—In What Manner This Work Proposes to Discourse Concerning the Trinity.
105 Chapter 3.—What Augustin Requests from His Readers. The Errors of Readers Dull of Comprehension Not to Be Ascribed to the Author.
107 Chapter 4.—What the Doctrine of the Catholic Faith is Concerning the Trinity.
108 Chapter 5.—Of Difficulties Concerning the Trinity: in What Manner Three are One God, and How, Working Indivisibly, They Yet Perform Some Things Severally.
Chapter 6.—That the Son is Very God, of the Same Substance with the Father.
114 Chapter 7.—In What Manner the Son is Less Than the Father, and Than Himself.
Chapter 8.—The Texts of Scripture Explained Respecting the Subjection of the Son to the Father, Which Have Been Misunderstood.
118 Chapter 9.—All are Sometimes Understood in One Person.
120 Chapter 10.—In What Manner Christ Shall Deliver Up the Kingdom to God, Even the Father. The Kingdom Having Been Livered to God, Even the Father, Christ Will Not Then Make Intercession for Us.
122 Chapter 11.—By What Rule in the Scriptures It is Understood that the Son is Now Equal and Now Less.
Chapter 12.—In What Manner the Son is Said Not to Know the Day and the Hour Which the Father Knows.
127 Chapter 13.—Diverse Things are Spoken Concerning the Same Christ, on Account of the Diverse Natures of the One Hypostasis

200 Book II. Augustin pursues his defense of the equality of the trinity;
201 Preface.
202 Chapter 1.—There is a Double Rule for Understanding the Scriptural Modes of Speech Concerning the Son of God. These Modes of Speech are of a Threefold Kind.
204 Chapter 2.—That Some Ways of Speaking Concerning the Son are to Be Understood According to Either Rule.
205 Chapter 3.—Some Things Concerning the Holy Spirit are to Be Understood According to the One Rule Only.
206 Chapter 4.—The Glorification of the Son by the Father Does Not Prove Inequality.
207 Chapter 5.—The Son and Holy Spirit are Not Therefore Less Because Sent. The Son is Sent Also by Himself. Of the Sending of the Holy Spirit.
211 Chapter 6.—The Creature is Not So Taken by the Holy Spirit as Flesh is by the Word.
212 Chapter 7.—A Doubt Raised About Divine Appearances.
214 Chapter 8.—The Entire Trinity Invisible.
215 Chapter 9.—Against Those Who Believed the Father Only to Be Immortal and Invisible. The Truth to Be Sought by Peaceful Study.
217 Chapter 10—Whether God the Trinity Indiscriminately Appeared to the Fathers, or Any One Person of the Trinity. The Appearing of God to Adam. Of the Same Appearance. The Vision to Abraham.
220 Chapter 11.—Of the Same Appearance.
221 Chapter 12.—The Appearance to Lot is Examined.
223 Chapter 13.—The Appearance in the Bush.
224 Chapter 14.—Of the Appearance in the Pillar of Cloud and of Fire.
225 Chapter 15.—Of the Appearance on Sinai. Whether the Trinity Spake in that Appearance or Some One Person Specially.
227 Chapter 16.—In What Manner Moses Saw God.
228 Chapter 17.—How the Back Parts of God Were Seen. The Faith of the Resurrection of Christ.
233 Chapter 18.—The Vision of Daniel.

300 Book III. The question is discussed with respect to the appearances of God
301 Preface.—Why Augustin Writes of the Trinity. What He Claims from Readers, What Has Been Said in the Previous Book.
304 Chapter 1.—What is to Be Said Thereupon.
307 Chapter 2.—The Will of God is the Higher Cause of All Corporeal Change. This is Shown by an Example.
308 Chapter 3.—Of the Same Argument.
309 Chapter 4.—God Uses All Creatures as He Will, and Makes Visible Things for the Manifestation of Himself
311 Chapter 5.—Why Miracles are Not Usual Works.
Chapter 6.—Diversity Alone Makes a Miracle.
312 Chapter 7.—Great Miracles Wrought by Magic Arts.
313 Chapter 8.—God Alone Creates Those Things Which are Changed by Magic Art.
316 Chapter 9.—The Original Cause of All Things is from God.
320 Chapter 10.—In How Many Ways the Creature is to Be Taken by Way of Sign. The Eucharist.
321 Chapter II.—The Essence of God Never Appeared in Itself. Divine Appearances to the Fathers Wrought by the Ministry of Angels.

400 Book IV. Explains for what the son of God was sent,
401 Preface.—The Knowledge of God is to Be Sought from God.
402 Chapter I.—We are Made Perfect by Acknowledgement of Our Own Weakness. The Incarnate Word Dispels Our Darkness.
404 Chapter 2.—How We are Rendered Apt for the Perception of Truth Through the Incarnate Word.
Chapter 3.—The One Death and Resurrection of The, Body of Christ Harmonizes with Our Double Death and Resurrection of Body and Soul,
406 Chapter 4.—The Ratio of the Single to the Double Comes from the Perfection of the Senary Number.
409 Chapter 5.—The Number Six is Also Commended in the Building Up of the Body of Christ and of the Temple at Jerusalem.
410 Chapter 6.—The Three Days of the Resurrection, in Which Also the Ratio of Single, to Double is Apparent.
411 Chapter 7.—In What Manner We are Gathered from Many into One Through One Mediator.
412 Chapter 8.—In What Manner Christ Wills that All Shall Be One in Himself.
Chapter 9.—The Same Argument Continued.
413 Chapter 10.—As Christ is the Mediator of Life, So the Devil is the Mediator of Death.
414 Chapter 11.—Miracles Which are Done by Demons are to Be Spurned.
415 Chapter 12.—The Devil the Mediator or Death, Christ of Life.
416 Chapter 13.—The Death of Christ Voluntary. How the Mediator of Life Subdued the Mediator of Death. How the Devil Leads His Own to Despise the Death of Christ.
419 Chapter 14.—Christ the Most Perfect Victim for Cleansing Our Faults. In Every Sacrifice Four Things are to Be Considered.
420 Chapter 15.—They are Proud Who Think They are Able, by Their Own Righteousness, to Be Cleansed So as to See God.
421 Chapter 16.—The Old Philosophers are Not to Be Consulted Concerning the Resurrection and Concerning Things to Come.
422 Chapter 17.—In How Many Ways Things Future are Foreknown. Neither Philosophers, Nor Those Who Were Distinguished Among the Ancients, are to Be Consulted Concerning the Resurrection of the Dead.
424 Chapter 18.—The Son of God Became Incarnate in Order that We Being Cleansed by Faith May Beraised to the Unchangeable Truth.
425 Chapter 19.—In What Manner the Son Was Sent and Proclaimed Beforehand. How in the Sending of His Birth in the Flesh He Was Made Less Without Detriment to His Equality with the Father.
426 Chapter 20.—The Sender and the Sent Equal. Why the Son is Said to Be Sent by the Father.
431 Chapter 21.—Of the Sensible Showing of the Holy Spirit, and of the Coeternity of the Trinity. What Has Been Said, and What Remains to Be Said.

500 Book V. Proceeds to treat of the arguments put forward by the heretics,
501 Chapter 1.—What the Author Entreats from God, What from the Reader. In God Nothing is to Be Thought Corporeal or Changeable.
503 Chapter 2.—God the Only Unchangeable Essence.
504 Chapter 3.—The Argument of the Arians is Refuted, Which is Drawn from the Words Begotten and Unbegotten.
505 Chapter 4.—The Accidental Always Implies Some Change in the Thing.
506 Chapter 5.—Nothing is Spoken of God According to Accident, But According to Substance or According to Relation.
507 Chapter 6.—Reply is Made to the Cavils of the Heretics in Respect to the Same Words Begotten and Unbegotten.
508 Chapter 7.—The Addition of a Negative Does Not Change the Predicament.
Chapter 8.—Whatever is Spoken of God According to Substance, as Spoken of Each Person Severally, and Together of the Trinity Itself.
511 Chapter 9.—The Three Persons Not Properly So Called £[in a Human Sense].
Chapter 10.—Those Things Which Belong Absolutely to God as an Essence, are Spoken of the Trinity in the Singular, Not in the Plural.
512 Chapter 11.—What is Said Relatively in the Trinity,
513 Chapter 12.—In Relative Things that are Reciprocal, Names are Sometimes Wanting.
514 Chapter 13.—How the Word Beginning (Principium) is Spoken Relatively in the Trinity.
515 Chapter 14.—The Father and the Son the Only Beginning (Principium) of the Holy Spirit.
516 Chapter 15.—Whether the Holy Spirit Was a Gift Before as Well as After He Was Given.
517 Chapter 16.—What is Said of God in Time, is Said Relatively, Not Accidentally.

600 Book VI. The question is proposed, how the apostle calls Christ “the power of God,
Chapter 1.—The Son, According to the Apostle, is the Power and Wisdom of the Father.
603 Chapter 2 .—What is Said of the Father and Son Together, and What Not.
604 Chapter 3.—That the Unity of the Essence of the Father and the Son is to Be Gathered from the Words, “We are One.” The Son is Equal to the Father Both in Wisdom and in All Other Things.
606 Chapter 4.—The Same Argument Continued.
607 Chapter 5.—The Holy Spirit Also is Equal to the Father and the Son in All Things.
608 Chapter 6.—How God is a Substance Both Simple and Manifold.
609 Chapter 7.—God is a Trinity, But Not Triple (Triplex)
610 Chapter 8.—No Addition Can Be Made to the Nature of God.
Chapter 9.—Whether One or the Three Persons Together are Called the Only God.
611 Chapter X.—Of the Attributes Assigned by Hilary to Each Person. The Trinity is Represented in Things that are Made.

700 Book VII. The question is explained, which had been deferred in the previous book,
701 Chapter 1.—Augustin Returns to the Question, Whether Each Person of the Trinity by Itself is Wisdom. With What Difficulty, or in What Way, the Proposed Question is to Be Solved.
703 Chapter 2.—The Father and the Son are Together One Wisdom, as One Essence, Although Not Together One Word.
Chapter 3.—Why the Son Chiefly is Intimated in the Scriptures by the Name of Wisdom, While Both the Father and the Holy Spirit are Wisdom.
707 Chapter 4.—How It Was Brought About that the Greeks Speak of Three Hypostases, the Latins of Three Persons. Scripture Nowhere Speaks of Three Persons in One God.
710 Chapter 5.—In God, Substance is Spoken Improperly, Essence Properly.
Chapter 6.—Why We Do Not in the Trinity Speak of One Person, and Three Essences.

800 Book VIII. Explains and proves that not only the Father is not greater than the Son,
802 Chapter 1.—It is Shown by Reason that in God Three are Not Anything Greater Than One Person.
803 Chapter 2.—Every Corporeal Conception Must Be Rejected, in Order that It May Be Understood How God is Truth.
804 Chapter 3.—How God May Be Known to Be the Chief Good. The Mind Does Not Become Good Unless by Turning to God.
806 Chapter 4.—God Must First Be Known by an Unerring Faith, that He May Be Loved.
808 Chapter 5.—How the Trinity May Be Loved Though Unknown.
809 Chapter 6.—How the Man Not Yet Righteous Can Know the Righteous Man Whom He Loves.
Chapter 7.—Of True Love, by Which We Arrive at the Knowledge of the Trinity.
812 Chapter 8.—That He Who Loves His Brother, Loves God; Because He Loves Love Itself, Which is of God, and is God.
813 Chapter 9.—Our Love of the Righteous is Kindled from Love Itself of the Unchangeable Form of Righteousness.
814 Chapter 10.—There are Three Things in Love, as It Were a Trace of the Trinity.

900 Book IX. That a kind of trinity exists in man, who is the image of God,
901 Chapter 1.—In What Way We Must Inquire Concerning the Trinity.
902 Chapter 2.—The Three Things Which are Found in Love Must Be Considered.\210\0
903 Chapter 3.—The Image of the Trinity in the Mind of Man Who Knows Himself and Loves Himself. The Mind Knows Itself Through Itself.
Chapter 4.—The Three are One, and Also Equal, Viz. The Mind Itself, and the Love, and the Knowledge of It.
908 Chapter 5.—That These Three are Several in Themselves, and Mutually All in All.
909 Chapter 6.—There is One Knowledge of the Thing in the Thing Itself, and Another in Eternal Truth Itself. That Corporeal Things, Too, are to Be Judged the Rules of Eternal Truth.
912 Chapter 7.—We Conceive and Beget the Word Within, from the Things We Have Beheld in the Eternal Truth. The Word, Whether of the Creature or of the Creator, is Conceived by Love.
913 Chapter 8.—In What Desire and Love Differ.
914 Chapter 9.—In the Love of Spiritual Things the Word Born is the Same as the Word Conceived. It is Otherwise in the Love of Carnal Things.
915 Chapter 10.—Whether Only Knowledge that is Loved is the Word of the Mind.
916 Chapter 11.—That the Image or Begotten Word of the Mind that Knows Itself is Equal to the Mind Itself.
917 Chapter 12.—Why Love is Not the Offspring of the Mind, as Knowledge is So. The Solution of the Question. The Mind with the Knowledge of Itself and the Love of Itself is the Image of the Trinity.

1000 Book X. In which there is shown to be another trinity in the mind of man,
1001 Chapter 1.—The Love of the Studious Mind, that Is, of One Desirous to Know, is Not the Love of a Thing Which It Does Not
1004 Chapter 2.—No One at All Loves Things Unknown.
1005 Chapter 3.—That When the Mind Loves Itself, It is Not Unknown to Itself.
1006 Chapter 4.—How the Mind Knows Itself, Not in Part, But as a Whole.
1007 Chapter 5.—Why the Soul is Enjoined to Know Itself. Whence Come the Errors of the Mind Concerning Its Own Substance.
1008 Chapter 6.—The Opinion Which the Mind Has of Itself is Deceitful.
Chapter 7.—The Opinions of Philosophers Respecting the Substance of the Soul.
1011 Chapter 8.—How the Soul Inquires into Itself. Whence Comes the Error of the Soul Concerning Itself.
1012 Chapter 9.—The Mind Knows Itself, by the Very Act of Understanding the Precept to Know Itself.
1013 Chapter 10.—Every Mind Knows Certainly Three Things Concerning Itself—That It Understands, that It Is, and that It Lives.
1017 Chapter 11.—In Memory, Understanding £[or Intelligence], and Will, We Have to Note Ability, Learning, and Use. Memory, Understanding, and Will are One Essentially, and Three Relatively.
1019 Chapter 12.—The Mind is an Image of the Trinity in Its Own Memory, and Understanding, and Will.

1100 Book XI. A kind of image of the trinity is pointed out, even in the outer man;
1101 Chapter 1.—A Trace of the Trinity Also In the Outer Man.
Chapter 2.—A Certain Trinity in the Sight. That There are Three Things in Sight, Which Differ in Their Own Nature.
1106 Chapter 3.—The Unity of the Three Takes Place in Thought, Viz. Of Memory, of Ternal Vision,and of Will Combining Both.
1107 Chapter 4.—How This Unity Comes to Pass.
Chapter 5.—The Trinity of the Outer Man, or of External Vision, is Not an Image of God.
1110 Chapter 6.—Of What Kind We are to Reckon the Rest (Requles), and End (Finis), of the Will in Vision.
1111 Chapter 7.—There is Another Trinity in the Memory of Him Who Thinks Over Again What He Has Seem.
1112 Chapter 8.—Different Modes of Conceiving.
1116 Chapter 9.—Species is Produced by Species in Succession.
1117 Chapter 10.—The Imagination Also Adds Even to Things We Have Not Seen, Those Things Which We Have Seen Elsewhere.
1118 Chapter 11.—Number, Weight, Measure.

1200 Book XII. Commencing with a distinction between wisdom and knowledge,
1201 Chapter 1.—Of What Kind are the Outer and the Inner Man.
1202 Chapter 2.—Man Alone of Animate Creatures Perceives the Eternal Reasons of Things Pertaining to the Body.
1203 Chapter 3.—The Higher Reason Which Belongs to Contemplation, and the Lower Which Belongs to Action, are in One Mind.
1204 Chapter 4.—The Trinity and the Image of God is in that Part of the Mind Alone Which Belongs to the Contemplation of Eternal Things.
1205 Chapter 5.—The Opinion Which Devises an Image of the Trinity in the Marriage of Male and Female, and in Their Offspring.
1206 Chapter 6. —Why This Opinion is to Be Rejected.
1208 Chapter 7.—How Man is the Image of God. Whether the Woman is Not Also the Image of God.
1213 Chapter 8.—Turning Aside from the Image of God.
1214 Chapter 9.—The Same Argument is Continued.
1215 Chapter 10.—The Lowest Degradationreached by Degrees.
1216 Chapter 11.—The Image of the Beast in Man.
1217 Chapter 12.—There is a Kind of Hidden Wedlock in the Inner Man.unlawful Pleasures of the Thoughts.
1220 Chapter 13.—The Opinion of Those Who Have Thought that the Mind Was Signified by the Man, the Bodily Sense by the Woman,
1221 Chapter 14.—What is the Difference Between Wisdom and Knowledge. The Worship of God is the Love of Him. How the Intellectual Cognizance of Eternal Things Comes to Pass Through Wisdom.
1223 Chapter 15. —In Opposition to the Reminiscence of Plato and Pythagoras.

1300 Book XIII. The inquiry is prosecuted respecting knowledge,
Chapter 1.—The Attempt is Made to Distinguish Out of the Scriptures the Offices of Wisdom and of Knowledge.
1305 Chapter 2.—Faith a Thing of the Heart, Not of the Body; How It is Common and One and the Same in All Believers. The Faith of Believers is One, No Otherwisethan the Will of Those Who Will is One.
1306 Chapter 3.—Some Desires Being the Same in All, are Known to Each. The Poet Ennius.
1307 Chapter 4.—The Will to Possess Blessedness is One in All, But the Variety of Wills is Very Great Concerning that Blessedness Itself.
1308 Chapter 5.—Of the Same Thing.
1309 Chapter 6.—Why, When All Will to Be Blessed, that is Rather Chosen by Which One Withdraws from Being So.
1310 Chapter 7. —Faith is Necessary, that Man May at Some Time Be Blessed, Which He Will Only Attain in the Future Life.the Blessedness of Proud Philosophers Ridiculous and Pitiable.
1311 Chapter 8.—Blessedness Cannot Exist Without Immortality.
Chap 9.—We Say that Future Blessedness is Truly Eternal, Not Through Human Reasonings, But by the Help of Faith.
1313 Chapter 10.—There Was No Other More Suitable Way of Freeing Man from the Misery of Mortality Than The, Incarnation of the Word. The Merits Which are Called Ours are the Gifts of God.
1315 Chapter 11.—A Difficulty, How We are Justitified in the Blood of the Son of God.
1316 Chapter 12.—All, on Account of the Sin of Adam, Were Delivered into the Power of the Devil.
1317 Chapter 13.—Man Was to Be Rescued from the Power of the Devil, Not by Power, But by Righteousness.
1318 Chapter 14.—The Unobligated Death of Christ Has Freed Those Who Were Liable to Death.
1319 Chapter 15 —Of the Same Subject.
Chapter 16.—The Remains of Death and the Evil Things of the World Turn to Good for the Elect.
1322 Chapter 17.—Other Advantages of the Incarnation.
1323 Chapter 18.—Why the Son of God Took Man Upon Himself from the Race of Adam, and from a Virgin.
1324 Chapter 19.—What in the Incarnate Word Belongs to Knowledge, What to Wisdom.
1325 Chapter 20.—What Has Been Treated of in This Book. How We Have Reached by Steps to a Certain Trinity, Which is Found in Practical Knowledge and True Faith.

1400 Book XIV. The true wisdom of man is treated of;
1401 Chapter I.—What the Wisdom is of Which We are Here to Treat. Whence the Name of Philosopher Arose. What Has Been Already Said Concerning the Distinction of Knowledgeand Wisdom.
1404 Chapter 2.—There is a Kind of Trinity in the Holding, Contemplating, and Loving of Faith Temporal, But One that Does Not Yet Attain to Being Properly an Image of God.
Chapter 3.—A Difficulty Removed, Which Lies in the Way of What Has Just Been Said.
1406 Chapter 4.—The Image of God is to Be Sought in the Immortality of the Rational Soul, How a Trinity is Demonstrated in the Mind.
1407 Chapter 5.—Whether the Mind of Infants Knows Itself.
1408 Chapter 6.—How a Kind of Trinity Exists in the Mind Thinking of Itself. What is the Part of Thought in This Trinity.
1409 Chapter 7.—The Thing is Made Plain by an Example, in What Way the Matter is Handled in Order to Help the Reader.
1411 Chapter 8.—The Trinity Which is the Image of God is Now to Be Sought in the Noblest Part of the Mind.
1412 Chapter 9.—Whether Justice and the Other Virtues Cease to Exist in the Future Life.
1413 Chapter 10.—How a Trinity is Produced by the Mind Remembering, Understanding, and Loving Itself.
1414 Chapter 11.—Whether Memory is Also of Things Present.
1415 Chapter 12.—The Trinity in the Mind is the Image of God, in that It Remembers, Understands, and Loves God, Which to Do is Wisdom.
1417 Chapter 13.—How Any One Can Forget and Remember God.
Chapter 14.—The Mind Loves God in Rightly Loving Itself; And If It Love Not God, It Must Be Said to Hate Itself.
1420 Chapter 15.—Although the Soul Hopes for Blessedness, Yet It Does Not Remember Lost Blessedness, But Remembers God and the Rules of Righteousness.
1422 Chapter 16.—How the Image of God is Formed Anew in Man.
1423 Chapter 17.—How the Image of God in the Mind is Renewed Until the Likeness of God is Perfected in It in Blessedness.
1424 Chapter 18.—Whether the Sentence of Jn is to Be Understood of Our Future Likeness with the Son of God in the Immortality Itself Also of the Body.
1425 Chapter 19.—Jn is Rather to Be Understood of Our Perfect Likeness with the Trinity in Life Eternal. Wisdom is Perfected in Happiness.

1500 Book XV. Begins by setting forth briefly and in sum the contents of the previous fourteen books.
1501 Chapter 1.—God is Above the Mind.
1502 Chapter 2.—God, Although Incomprehensible, is Ever to Be Sought. The Traces of the Trinity are Not Vainly Sought in the Creature.
1504 Chapter 3.—A Brief Recapitulation of All the Previous Books.
1506 Chapter 4.—What Universal Nature Teaches Us Concerning God.
1507 Chapter 5.—How Difficult It is to Demonstrate the Trinity by Natural Reason.
1509 Chapter 6.—How There is a Trinity in the Very Simplicity of God. Whether and How the Trinity that is God is Manifested from the Trinities Which Have Been Shown to Be in Men.
1511 Chapter 7.—That It is Not Easy to Discover the Trinity that is God from the Trinities We Have Spoken of.
1514 Chapter 8.—How the Apostle Says that God is Now Seen by Us Through a Glass.
1515 Chapter 9.—Of the Term “Enigma,” And of Tropical Modes of Speech.
1517 Chapter 10.—Concerning the Word of the Mind, in Which We See the Word of God, as in a Glass and an Enigma.
1519 Chapter 11.—The Likeness of the Divine Word, Such as It Is, is to Be Sought, Not in Our Own Outer and Sensible Word, But in the Inner and Mental One.
1521 Chapter 12.—The Academic Philosophy.
1522 Chapter 13.—Still Further of the Difference Between the Knowledge and Word of Our Mind, and the Knowledge and Word of God.
1523 Chapter 14.—The Word of God is in All Things Equal to the Father, from Whom It is.
1524 Chapter 15.—How Great is the Unlikeness Between Our Word and the Divine Word. Our Word Cannot Be or Be Called Eternal.
1525 Chapter 16.—Our Word is Never to Be Equalled to the Divine Word, Not Even When We Shall Be Like God.
1527 Chapter 17.—How the Holy Spirit is Called Love, and Whether He Alone is So Called. That the Holy Spirit is in the Scriptures Properly Called by the Name of Love.
1532 Chapter 18.—No Gift of God is More Excellent Than Love.
Chapter 19.—The Holy Spirit is Called the Gift of God in the Scriptures.
1538 Chapter 20.—Against Eunomius, Saying that the Son of God is the Son, Not of His Nature, But of His Will. Epilogue to What Has Been Said Already.
1540 Chapter 21.—Of the Likeness of the Father and of the Son Alleged to Be in Our Memory and Understanding. Of the Likeness of the Holy Spirit in Our Will or Love.
1542 Chapter 22.—How Great the Unlikeness is Between the Image of the Trinity Which We Have Found in Ourselves, and the Trinity Itself.
Chapter 23.—Augustin Dwells Still Further on the Disparity Between the Trinity Which is in Man, and the Trinity Which is God.
1544 Chapter 24.—The Infirmity of the Human Mind.
Chapter 25.—The Question Why the Holy Spirit is Not Begotten, and How He Proceeds from the Father and the Son, Will Only Be Understood When We are in Bliss.
1545 Chapter 26.—The Holy Spirit Twice Given by Christ. The Procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and from the Son is Apart from Time, Nor Can He Be Called the Son of Both.
1547 Chapter 27.—What It is that Suffices Here to Solve the Question Why the Spirit is Not Said to Be Begotten, and Why the Father Alone is Unbegotten.
1551 Chapter 28.—The Conclusion of the Book with a Prayer, and an Apology for Multitude of Words.