Welcome to year 6 of reading the Fathers with our community. In this year we continue our progress through the works of St. Augustine. We will read his anti-Manichaean, anti-Donatist, and anti-Pelagian writings. After completing his polemical works, we will move on to his commentaries and preaching on the Bible—some of his richest work.

We will have a full calendar of reading for the next few week, and when we do the daily e-mails and blog posts will resume. To tide us over, we have prepared a schedule of readings for the first two weeks of Advent. Those two weeks will see us through the end of Augustine’s anti-Manichaean writings.

We hope that reading the Fathers is a blessing to you and an aid to your faith.

 

Date Day Calendar Author Title and citation Volume Start End
Dec. 3 Sunday First Sunday of Advent Augustine Against Faustus, bk. 21 NPNF1 4 264 272
Dec. 4 Monday Augustine Against Faustus, bk. 22, para. 1-19 NPNF1 4 272 278
Dec. 5 Tuesday Augustine Against Faustus, bk. 22, para. 20-34 NPNF1 4 278 285
Dec. 6 Wednesday Augustine Against Faustus, bk. 22, para. 35-53 NPNF1 4 286 292
Dec. 7 Thursday Augustine Against Faustus, bk. 22, para. 54-71 NPNF1 4 293 299
Dec. 8 Friday Augustine Against Faustus, bk. 22, para. 72-85 NPNF1 4 300 306
Dec. 9 Saturday Augustine Against Faustus, bk. 22, para. 86-98 NPNF1 4 307 312
Dec. 10 Sunday Second Sunday of Advent Augustine Against Faustus, bk. 23-24 NPNF1 4 313 319
Dec. 11 Monday Augustine Against Faustus, bk. 25-28 NPNF1 4 319 326
Dec. 12 Tuesday Augustine Against Faustus, bk. 29-31 NPNF1 4 326 332
Dec. 13 Wednesday Augustine Against Faustus, bk. 32 NPNF1 4 332 340
Dec. 14 Thursday Augustine Against Faustus, bk. 33 NPNF1 4 340 345
Dec. 15 Friday Augustine Concerning the Nature of Good, chap. 1-32 NPNF1 4 351 358
Dec. 16 Saturday Augustine Concerning the Nature of Good, chap. 33-48 NPNF1 4 358 365