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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In enunciating this proposition of ours , then , that because some live according to
the flesh and others according to the spirit there have arisen two diverse and
conflicting cities , we might equally well have said , “ because some live
He who resolves to love God , and to love his neighbor as himself , not according
to man but according to God , is on account of this love said to be of a good will ;
and this is in Scripture more commonly called charity , but it is also , even in the ...
11 But when He said , “ Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice , " He
commendeth the grace whereby He calleth according to His own purpose . Of
which purpose the apostle says , “ We know that all things work together for good
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