A Free Corrector (Paperback)

Colin Gunton and the Legacy of Augustine (Emerging Scholars)

By Joshua McNall

Fortress Press, 9781451487961, 342pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2015

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Description

A Free Corrector evaluates Colin Gunton's treatment of Augustine's legacy on the Trinity and the doctrine of creation. Gunton claimed that Augustine's work ultimately contributed to a host of problems for the Western tradition. Joshua McNall addresses this in conjunction with Gunton's argument regarding Augustine's "afterlife." In the end, A Free Corrector argues that while Gunton was far too "free" in his correction of Augustine, it is also true that isolated aspects of his Augustinian narrative remain viable.