In 2017, I decided to start reading through Augustine’s works. According to a spreadsheet that I have compiled, there are around 107 works. In 2017, I read through 12 of them (see my post here about the books I read in 2017), including major works such as City of God, On The Trinity, and On the Merits of Forgiveness of Sins and on Infant Baptism.
Primarily, I have been reading through eBooks. I purchased Schaff’s The Complete Words of the Church Fathers on Kindle. It is an inexpensive resource ($2.99) containing over 2,500 works from 64 authors. This has around 46 of Augustine’s works and I have been highlighting sections of them.
These blog posts in the series will typically be posted in publication order with one post per book. I will choose some of the more significant passages that I highlighted and have a brief discussion about each passage. Some books will require more than one post. This is as much for me as for anyone else, but I hope that you receive some benefit from it as well! God bless you!
Posts in the series, by the general category of the work.
General Blog Posts on Augustine
General Theological Work
Confessions (This was from my first read through Confessions back in 2011). I’ll likely post another one after the next time I read it during this project.
Works Discussing the Manichees
On the Catholic and the Manichaean Ways of Life (389) – Part 1
On the Catholic and the Manichaean Ways of Life (389) – Part 2
Of True Religion (391)
On The Usefulness of Believing (391)
Concerning Two Souls (391)
Debate with Fortunatus The Manichee (392)
Against Faustus, Part 1 (398)
Against Faustus, Part 2 (398)
Against Faustus, Part 3 (398)
Against Faustus, Part 4 (398)
Against Faustus, Part 5 (398)
Against Faustus, Part 6 (398)
Against Faustus, Part 7 (398)
Against Faustus, Part 8 (398)