... a well-researched, thoughtful, and straightforward introductory guide to the main elements in Augustine’s mind and writings, from which any student of historical theology can profit. I will be urging my students to utilize it.
Nick Needham, Lecturer in Church History, Highland Theological College, Dingwall, Scotland
This book is a valuable introduction to Augustine as a coherent and persuasive theologian. For those who want to know where he stood on the great themes of Christian truth, this is an excellent place to begin.
Gerald Bray, Research Professor, Beeson Divinity School at Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
Brad tells the reader not only of the great man himself, but how to read his well-known books and to cherish them. The difficult issues are not shirked, covering everything between classical theism and donatism. The ideal start-up companion.