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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Still , ewith regard to those to whom God did not purpose to give eternal life with
His holy angels in His own celestial city if He had also withheld from them the
terrestrial glory of that most excellent empire , a reward would not have been ...
And therefore , although our righteous fathers22 had slaves , and administered
their domestic affairs so as to distinguish between the condition of slaves and the
heirship of sons in regard to the blessings of this life , yet in regard to the worship
the others had come rather in the mood of playgoers , expecting a scene in our
debates , than in Christian seriousness of spirit , seeking instruction in regard to
salvation . Accordingly they could neither favour us with silence when we spoke ...
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The most important voice in political thought throughout the Middle Ages, influencing even St. Aquinas, was that of St. Augustine. Through excerpts of sermons, letters, and selections from City of God ... Leer comentario completo
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SECURING THE PEACE OF BABYLON
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