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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As , then , there may be life without pain , while there cannot be pain without
some kind of life , so there may be peace without war , but there cannot be war
without some kind of peace , because war supposes the existence of some
natures to ...
For as animals , by shunning pain , show that they love bodily peace , and , by
pursuing pleasure to gratify their appetites , show that they love peace of soul , so
their shrinking from death is a sufficient indication of their intense love of that ...
It is indeed better ( as no one ever could deny ) that men should be led to worship
God by teaching , than that they should be driven to it by fear of punishment or
pain ; but it does not follow that because the former course produces the better ...
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