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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Do not be displeased at being petitioned by the good , because the good are not
displeased that you are feared by the wicked . Even the Apostle Paul used fear to
check the evil deeds of men , fear not only of the judgment to come but even of ...
to slay another , especially the innocent ; nevertheless to do so by an officious
zeal is a much greater evil than under the constraint of fear . And therefore the
truth - speaking Teacher saith not , “ He that delivered me to thee , " he only hath
Another saith , It is a grand thing to be a soldier : all husbandmen fear those who
are soldiers , obey them , tremble at them : if I be a husbandman , I shall fear
soldiers ; if a soldier , farmers will fear me . Madman ! Thou hast cast thyself ...
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SECURING THE PEACE OF BABYLON
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