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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And yet the apostle would have us obey kings , would have us honour kings , and
said , “ Honour the king . ” 6 Do not say , What have I to do with the king ? as in
that case , what have you to do with the possession ? It is by the rights derived ...
And a little lower he added , Render to all their dues ; tribute to whom tribute is
due ; custom to whom custom : fear to whom fear : honour to whom honour . Owe
no man any thing , but to love one another . Does he not enjoin the Church to
Jacob gave up the pleasant food , received the honour of preeminence . Hence ,
by a kind of bargain between them , it came to pass that the younger became the
elder , the elder the younger , and the elder served the younger . And the elder ...
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