- Title Pages
- 1 Patristic Theologies of Salvation
- 2 Origen of Alexandria
- 3 Irenaeus of Lyons
- 4 Saint Augustine
- 5 Athanasius
- 6 The Cappadocians
- 7 Theologies of Salvation in the Middle Ages
- 8 Anselm of Canterbury
- 9 Saint Thomas Aquinas
- 10 Julian of Norwich
- 11 Theologies of Salvation in the Reformation and Counter-Reformation
- 12 Martin Luther
- 13 John Calvin
- 14 The Catholic Reform
- 15 Theologies of Salvation from the Eighteenth to Twenty-First Centuries
- 16 John Wesley
- 17 Friedrich Schleiermacher’s Theology of Salvation
- 18 Karl Barth
- 19 Hans Urs von Balthasar and Karl Rahner
- 20 Gustavo Gutiérrez
- About the Contributors
- (p.59) 4 Saint Augustine
- Christian Theologies of Salvation
David Vincent Meconi SJ
- NYU Press
This chapter explores how Augustine’s theology of salvation is rooted in conformity to the incarnate Christ. Augustine believed that when one becomes conformed to God in Christ, he or she is cut off from this world and transformed into a lover of God.
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