Augustine's Trinitarian Thought: A Critical Reappraisal of Modern Scholarship on De Trinitate

A critical review of Augustine scholarship of the last 200 years with a new interpretation. Augustine's De Trinitate has experienced and extraordinarily broad reception, rich in perspectives, in the course of the last sixteen hundred years. In this book, Roland Kany presents all the scholarly investigations carried out in approximately twelve languages since the middle of the nineteenth century and subjects many of these to a critique. He discusses the genealogy and textual history of De Trinitate , the research focusing on the sources of this work by Augustine, monographs and specialized studies on the work, the place of Augustine's Trinitarian thought in the history of doctrine as well as significant stages in the theological reception of the work up to the present.