BOOK XI



Index

CONSPECTUS

CHAPTER I. BY CONFESSION HE DESIRES TO STIMULATE TOWARDS GOD HIS OWN LOVE.

CHAPTER II. HE BEGS OF GOD THAT THROUGH THE HOLY SCRIPTURES HE MAY BE LED TO TRUTH.

CHAPTER III. HE BEGINS FROM THE CREATION OF THE WORLD NOT UNDERSTANDING THE HEBREW TEXT.

CHAPTER IV. HEAVEN AND EARTH CRY OUT THAT THEY HAVE BEEN CREATED BY GOD.

CHAPTER V. GOD CREATED THE WORLD NOT FROM ANY CERTAIN MATTER, BUT IN HIS OWN WORD.

CHAPTER VI. HE DID NOT, HOWEVER, CREATE IT BY A SOUNDING AND PASSING WORD.

CHAPTER VII. BY HIS CO-ETERNAL WORD HE SPEAKS, AND ALL THINGS ARE DONE.

CHAPTER VIII. THAT WORD ITSELF IS THE BEGINNING OF ALL THINGS, IN THE WHICH WE ARE INSTRUCTED AS TO EVANGELICAL TRUTH.

CHAPTER IX. WISDOM AND THE BEGINNING.

CHAPTER X. THE RASHNESS OF THOSE WHO INQUIRE WHAT GOD DID BEFORE HE CREATED HEAVEN AND EARTH.

CHAPTER XI. THEY WHO ASK THIS HAVE NOT AS YET KNOWN THE ETERNITY OF GOD, WHICH IS EXEMPT FROM THE RELATION OF TIME.

CHAPTER XII. WHAT GOD DID BEFORE THE CREATION OF THE WORLD.

CHAPTER XIII. BEFORE THE TIMES CREATED BY GOD, TIMES WERE NOT.

CHAPTER XIV. NEITHER TIME PAST NOR FUTURE, BUT THE PRESENT ONLY, REALLY IS.

CHAPTER XV. THERE IS ONLY A MOMENT OF PRESENT TIME.

CHAPTER XVI. TIME CAN ONLY BE PERCEIVED OR MEASURED WHILE IT IS PASSING.

CHAPTER XVII. NEVERTHELESS THERE IS TIME PAST AND FUTURE.

CHAPTER XVIII. PAST AND FUTURE TIMES CANNOT BE THOUGHT OF BUT AS PRESENT.

CHAPTER XIX. WE ARE IGNORANT IN WHAT MANNER GOD TEACHES FUTURE THINGS.

CHAPTER XX. IN WHAT MANNER TIME MAY PROPERLY BE DESIGNATED.

CHAPTER XXI. HOW TIME MAY BE MEASURED.

CHAPTER XXII. HE PRAYS GOD THAT HE WOULD EXPLAIN THIS MOST ENTANGLED ENIGMA.

CHAPTER XXIII. THAT TIME iS A CERTAIN EXTENSION.

CHAPTER XXIV. THAT TIME IS NOT A MOTION OF A BODY WHICH WE MEASURE BY TIME.

CHAPTER XXV. HE CALLS ON GOD TO ENLIGHTEN HIS MIND.

CHAPTER XXVI. WE MEASURE LONGER EVENTS BY SHORTER IN TIME.

CHAPTER XXVII. TIMES ARE MEASURED IN PROPORTION AS THEY PASS BY.

CHAPTER XXVIII. TIME IN THE HUMAN MIND, WHICH EXPECTS, CONSIDERS, AND REMEMBERS.

CHAPTER XXIX. THAT HUMAN LIFE IS A DISTRACTION BUT THAT THROUGH THE MERCY OF GOD HE WAS INTENT ON THE PRIZE OF HIS HEAVENLY CALLING.

CHAPTER XXX. AGAIN HE REFUTES THE EMPTY QUESTION, "WHAT DID GOD BEFORE THE CREATION OF THE WORLD?"

CHAPTER XXXI. HOW THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD DIFFERS FROM THAT OF MAN.