Augustine's World and Ours

Tinder, Glenn
December 1997
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Dec1997, Issue 78, p35
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.


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