Christ and the Just Society in the Thought of Augustine
By (author) Robert Dodaro
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Christ and the Just Society in the Thought of Augustine by Robert Dodaro
Book DescriptionChrist and the Just Society in the Thought of Augustine is a study of Augustine's political thought and ethics in relation to his theology. The book examines fundamental issues in Augustine's theological and political ethics in relation to the question, 'How did Augustine conceive the just society'? At the heart of the book's approach is the relationship that Augustine outlines in his City of God and other writings between Christ and those believers who acknowledge him to be the only source of the soul's virtue. The book demonstrates how Augustine sees Christ's grace and the scriptures contributing to the soul's growth in virtue, especially as these issues are framed by the Pelagian controversy. Finally, the implications which Augustine sees for Christ's mediation of virtue are examined in relation to his revision of the ancient concepts of heroism and the statesman.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521841627
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 25-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robert Dodaro
Christ and the Just Society in the Thought of Augustine, Paperback (July 2008)
A new account of Augustine's political thought and ethics in relation to his theology.
Augustine and His Critics, Paperback (June 2002)» View all books by Robert Dodaro
Examines the arguments of present-day critics of Augustine, and argues in favour of some of the much-neglected historical, philosophical and theological perspectives which lie behind Augustine's most unpopular convictions.
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Author Biography - Robert Dodaro
Robert Dodaro is Professor of Patristic Theology in the Patristic Institute, the Augustinianum, Rome.
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