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Published by Peter Smith in Gloucester, Mass .
Written in English


  • Augustine, -- Saint, Bishop of Hippo.

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The Physical Object
Pagination132 p.
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17683890M

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  An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. The political aspects of S. Augustine's "City of God," Item Preview remove-circle The political aspects of S. Augustine's "City of God," by Figgis, John Neville, Publication date Pages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Figgis, John Neville, Political aspects of S. Augustine's 'City of God. Gloucester, Mass.: P. Smith, The Political Aspects of Saint Augustine’s City of God. London: Longmans, Green and Co., From the Publisher: “A series of lectures on the political aspects of St. Augustine’s “City of God” by John Neville Figgis. An Italian scholar, Professor Billed, wrote a book on Vico and S. Augustine. The object was to show that Augustine was the true originator in the field of the philosophy of history, that Vico but followed in his steps, although by some he is regarded as a pioneer. 'That most glorious society and celestial city of God's faithful, which is.

Politics in Augustinian City of God: Issues in Medieval Political Thought By Okechukwu S. Amadi Department of Political & Administrative Studies University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria E-mail: @ Abstract In this paper we have attempted to show the significance of St. Augustine’s thought on the problems. On the city of God against the pagans (Latin: Dē cīvitāte Deī contrā pāgānōs), often called The City of God, is a book of Christian philosophy written in Latin by Augustine of Hippo in the early 5th century book was in response to allegations that Christianity brought about the decline of Rome and is considered one of Augustine's most important works, standing alongside The. So Augustine tried to shore up the faith of his flock with a book he called The City of God. Written more than 15 centuries ago, it is now an undisputed classic. Begun in A.D. and appearing in installments over the next 13 years, Augustine’s masterpiece has spawned innumerable other books . No book except the Bible itself had a greater influence on the Middle Ages than Augustine's City of since medieval Europe was the cradle of modern Western society, this work is vital for understanding our world and how it came into being/5().

One of the great cornerstones in the history of Christian thought, "The City of God "is vital to an understanding of modern Western society and how it came into being. Begun in A.D. , the book's initial purpose was to refute the charge that Christianity was to blame for the fall of Rome (which had occurred just three years earlier).Reviews:   Just as we have examined parts of Augustine’s Confessions, we’ll turn to the more political aspects of City of God before turning our attention at a later time to other aspects of City of God. The composition of the City of God began after the Sack of . The Political Aspects of St. Augustine's City of God by John Neville Figgis (Eng. Details about The Political Aspects of St. Augustine's City of God by John Neville Figgis (Eng. A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages. See the seller’s listing for full Rating: % positive. That love to one's neighbour and to oneself (Augustine is no pure altruist), grounded on a love of God, are the greatest bonds of union among men must be the view of any Christian. So it is arguable that the Golden Rule is the foundation of political righteousness, and that the Golden Rule cannot be maintained apart from belief in God.