The pilgrim city : social and political ideas in the writings of St. Augustine of Hippo (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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The pilgrim city : social and political ideas in the writings of St. Augustine of Hippo
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The pilgrim city : social and political ideas in the writings of St. Augustine of Hippo

Author: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; R W Dyson
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The political and social ideas of St. Augustine of Hippo are of central importance to the historian of late classical and medieval political thought. Augustine offers a penetrating critique of the moral and political claims of imperial Rome, and he is one of the founders of the Christian political thought of the Middle Ages. But the student's task is made difficult by the fact that Augustine did not write a single,
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Ouvrages avant 1800
Named Person: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Augustin, saint évêque d'Hippone; Augustine, of Hippo Saint
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; R W Dyson
ISBN: 0851158196 9780851158198
OCLC Number: 45466221
Language Note: Translated from the Latin.
Description: xii, 217 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Sin and Human History --
Ch. 2. The State in a Sinful World --
Ch. 3. Social Institutions --
Ch. 4. War --
Ch. 5. Church and State.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: [edited] by R.W. Dyson.

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