The Political Writings of St. Augustine
Gateway Editions, 1962 - 358 páginas
Anyone with a better than cursory knowledge of politics knows that a people's deepest values - their religious values - are what determine whether a society will prosper or fail. And anyone with a more than cursory knowledge of history knows that there was once an entity called Christendom - a political society self-consciously in obeisance to a total Christian view of life.
Here in one concise volume is St. Augustine's brilliant analysis of where faith and politics meet - casting a penetrating light on Roman civilization, the coming Middle Ages, ecclesiastical politics, and some of the most powerful ideas in the Western tradition, including Augustine's famous "just war theory" and his timeless ideas of how men should live in society.
With the classic introduction by Henry Paolucci and an analysis by Dino Bigongiari.
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often heard in the streets ; while in more polite circles , as St. Augustine reports ,
pagans were demanding of Christians : “ Tell us the reason for Christ's coming ;
tell us what benefit it has been to the human race . Have not matters been worse
St. Augustine pleads eloquently for mercy in the administration of civil laws , and
demands of Christian public officials that they respect his pleas . Yet , at the same
time , he warns all concerned with the maintenance of civil order not to ...
of the Church of Milan , to be a righteous man and a Christian ? He was
compelled to deny expressly that that man was a Christian and a righteous man ;
for if he had admitted this , I would at once have objected to him that he esteemed
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