Neuhaus, Richard John
May 1996
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;May1996, Issue 63, p76
Focuses on the implications of the absence of capable politicians in the 1996 U.S. elections for the country's political system. Background on Saint Augustine's reflection in the book "The City of God" on the ambition for glory in the Roman Empire; Association of ambitions with vices according to Saint Augustine.


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