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 touching the good , the question is an easy one , that they are therefore good ,
because they seek a happy life . As touching the bad , some peradventure doubt ,
whether they too seek a happy life . But if I could interrogate the bad , separate ...
But this , they say , is the very thing which disquiets us , —If we are unrighteous ,
wherefore do you seek our company ? To which question we answer , We seek
the company of you who are unrighteous , that you may not remain unrighteous ...
For we do not seek to revenge ourselves in this world ; nor ought the things which
we suffer to reduce us to such distress of mind as to leave no room in our memory
for the precepts in regard to this which we have received from Him for whose ...
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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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