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Augustine's Leaders.

Author: Peter Iver Kaufman
Publisher: Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2017.
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In Augustine's Leaders, Peter Iver Kaufman works from the premise that appropriations of Augustine endorsing contemporary liberal efforts to mix piety and politics are mistaken--that Augustine was skeptical about the prospects for involving Christianity in meaningful political change. His skepticism raises several questions for historians. What roles did one of the most influential Christian theologians set for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
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Kaufman, Peter Iver.
Augustine's Leaders.
Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, ©2017
Named Person: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Augustine, of Hippo Saint
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Iver Kaufman
ISBN: 9781532615658 1532615655
OCLC Number: 994768941
Description: 1 online resource (194 pages)
Contents: Pages:1 to 25; Pages:26 to 50; Pages:51 to 75; Pages:76 to 100; Pages:101 to 125; Pages:126 to 150; Pages:151 to 175; Pages:176 to 194.

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In Augustine's Leaders, Peter Iver Kaufman works from the premise that appropriations of Augustine endorsing contemporary liberal efforts to mix piety and politics are mistaken--that Augustine was skeptical about the prospects for involving Christianity in meaningful political change. His skepticism raises several questions for historians. What roles did one of the most influential Christian theologians set for religious and political leaders? What expectations did he have for emperors, statesmen, bishops, and pastors? What obstacles did he presume they would face? And what pastoral, polemical.

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