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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For even they who intentionally interrupt the peace in which they are living have
no hatred of peace , but only wish it changed into a peace that suits them better .
They do not , therefore , wish to have no peace , but only one more to their mind .
Aurelius Augustinus, Saint Augustine (of Hippo) Henry Paolucci, Dino Bigongiari.
aim after a happy life , to wish for a happy life , to desire a happy life , to long for it
, to make pursuit for it , is , I suppose , the case of all men . Wherefore I see that ...
Let us wish this for ourselves , let us wish it for the state of which we are citizens ,
for the happiness of the state has no other source than the happiness of man ,
since the state is merely a unified group of men . Therefore , if all your prudence ...
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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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