TITLE

Augustine's World and Ours

AUTHOR(S)
Tinder, Glenn
PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Dec1997, Issue 78, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Saint Augustine's concept of the dichotomous habit of the mind. Comparison between constitutional democracies and tyrannies; Examples of the modern disintegration of the Augustinian dichotomies such as faith and reason; Analysis of the conflict associated with Augustine's thoughts on slavery and the use of force to suppress religious dissent.
ACCESSION #
17773153

 

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