BOOK VIII



Index

CONSPECT

PREFACE. THE CONCLUSION OF WHAT HAS BEEN SAID ABOVE. THE RULE TO BE OBSERVED IN THE MORE DIFFICULT QUESTIONS OF THE FAITH.

CHAPTER 1. IT IS SHOWN BY REASON THAT IN GOD THREE ARE NOT ANYTHING GREATER THAN ONE PERSON.

CHAPTER 2. EVERY CORPOREAL CONCEPTION MUST BE REJECTED, IN ORDER THAT IT MAY BE UNDERSTOOD HOW GOD IS TRUTH.

CHAPTER 3. HOW GOD MAY BE KNOWN TO BE THE CHIEF GOOD. THE MIND DOES NOT BECOME GOOD UNLESS BY TURNING TO GOD.

CHAPTER 4. GOD MUST FIRST BE KNOWN BY AN UNERRING FAITH, THAT HE MAY BE LOVED.

CHAPTER 5. HOW THE TRINITY MAY BE LOVED THOUGH UNKNOWN.

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. GOD IS TO BE SOUGHT, NOT OUTWARDLY, BY SEEKING TO DO WONDERFUL THINGS WITH THE ANGELS, BUT INWARDLY, BY IMITATING THE PIETY OF GOOD ANGELS.

CHAPTER 8. THAT HE WHO LOVES HIS BROTHER, LOVES GOD; BECAUSE HE LOVES LOVE ITSELF, WHICH IS OF GOD, AND IS GOD.

CHAPTER 9. OUR LOVE OF THE RIGHTEOUS IS KINDLED FROM LOVE ITSELF OF THE UN CHANGEABLE FORM OF RIGHTEOUSNESS.

CHAPTER 10. THERE ARE THREE THINGS IN LOVE, AS IT WERE A TRACE OF THE TRINITY.