BOOK III



Index

CONSPECT

PREFACE. WHY AUGUSTINE WRITES OF THE TRINITY. WHAT HE CLAIMS FROM READERS, WHAT HAS BEEN SAID IN THE PREVIOUS BOOK.

CHAPTER 1. WHAT IS TO BE SAID THEREUPON.

CHAPTER 2. THE WILL OF GOD IS THE HIGHER CAUSE OF ALL CORPOREAL CHANGE. THIS IS SHOWN BY AN EXAMPLE.

CHAPTER 3. OF THE SAME ARGUMENT.

CHAPTER 4. GOD USES ALL CREATURES AS HE WILL, AND MAKES VISIBLE THINGS FOR THE MANIFESTATION OF HIMSELF

CHAPTER 5. WHY MIRACLES ARE NOT USUAL WORKS.

CHAPTER 6. DIVERSITY ALONE MAKES A MIRACLE.

CHAPTER 7. GREAT MIRACLES WROUGHT BY MAGIC ARTS.

CHAPTER 8. GOD ALONE CREATES THOSE THINGS WHICH ARE CHANGED BY MAGIC ART.

CHAPTER 9. THE ORIGINAL CAUSE OF ALL THINGS IS FROM GOD.

CHAPTER 10. IN HOW MANY WAYS THE CREATURE IS TO BE TAKEN BY WAY OF SIGN. THE EUCHARIST.

CHAPTER 11. THE ESSENCE OF GOD NEVER APPEARED IN ITSELF. DIVINE APPEARANCES TO THE FATHERS WROUGHT BY THE MINISTRY OF ANGELS. AN OBJECTION DRAWN FROM THE MODE OF SPEECH REMOVED. THAT THE APPEARING OF GOD TO ABRAHAM HIMSELF, JUST AS THAT TO MOSES, WAS WROUGHT BY ANGELS. THE SAME THING IS PROVED BY THE LAW BEING GIVEN TO MOSES BY ANGELS. WHAT HAS BEEN SAID IN THIS BOOK, AND WHAT REMAINS TO BE SAID IN THE NEXT.