Augustine and Hindrances in the Theological Task

660px-Antonio_Rodríguez_-_Saint_Augustine_-_Google_Art_ProjectThere are two things which are very hard to tolerate in the mistakes people make: presumption, before the truth is clear, and defense of the false presumption when it has become so. No two vices could be more of a hindrance to discovering the truth or to handling the divine and holy books.

Saint Augustine, The Trinity, II.1.

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