The Political Writings of St. Augustine
This collection, taken from the works of St. Augustine, has been arranged so as to give the reader an organized, comprehensive view of the great African saint's political ideas. These, no less than his ideas on sin, grace and predestination, have long been an object of study and controversy.
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said , Come , and let us build for ourselves a city , and a tower whose top shall
reach the sky ; and let us make us a name , before we be scattered abroad on the
face of all the earth . And the Lord came down to see the city and the tower ...
The kingdoms of the earth have their changes ; He will come of whom it is said ,
and of His kingdom there shall be no end.5 They who have promised this to
earthly kingdoms have not been guided by truth , but have lied through flattery .
me without a cause ; and my heart hath stood in awe of Thee . For how had the
Christians injured the kingdoms of the earth , although their King promised them
the kingdom of heaven ? How , I ask , had they injured the kingdoms of the earth
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THE RISE AND FALL OF NATIONS
Gods Governance and Roman
SECURING THE PEACE OF BABYLON
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