The Hope of Heaven, The Hope of Earth

Schönborn, Christoph
April 1995
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr1995, Issue 52, p32
Considers whether the relationship between Church and politics has not always been a relationship fraught with tension, and asks whether this tension is good and useful, or harmful and reprehensible. Jean-Jacques Rousseau's thesis of the socially damaging character of Christianity; Source of the perennial conflict between Church and politics; Significance of the hope in life after death.


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