Augustine: Political Writings by Augustine, E. M. Atkins, R. J. Dodaro

By Augustine, E. M. Atkins, R. J. Dodaro

This assortment brings jointly thirty-five letters and sermons of Augustine, Bishop of Hippo from 396-430 advert, that take care of political concerns. The letters and sermons are either sensible and principled and deal with many crucial issues in Augustine's idea, together with the duties of citizenship, the connection among the church and secular authority, non secular coercion, and conflict and peace. those texts supplement Augustine's vintage the town of God, and provides scholars direct perception into the political and social international of past due antiquity with which Augustine was once instantly concerned.

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T. F. X. Noble and T. Head, Soldiers of Christ (London, ). FC . xxvi–xli. For a listing of English translations, consult the table prepared by A. Fitzgerald, Augustine through the Ages: An Encyclopedia (Grand Rapids, ). WSA plans to publish English translations of the complete works of Augustine. Modern works cited in this volume Buckland, W. and P. Stein, A Text-Book of Roman Law from Augustus to Justinian (Cambridge, ; rev. ). , ‘Earthquake ’, Chiron  (), –. xliv Biography Cameron, A.

Then this home-town of the flesh where you were born will have become a part of the homeland into which we are born not physically, but by faith; there everyone who is holy and faithful to God will flower in everlasting eternity after their labours in the winter, as it were, of this life. In short, we dearly wish not to abandon Christian gentleness; but also to avoid leaving any destructive examples in the city for others to imitate. God will be with us in doing this, if he is not too seriously angry with them.

Barnes, ‘The Beginnings of Donatism’, Journal of Theological Studies, new series,  (), –, is also helpful for understanding the complicated origins of the movement. Most useful as a source of documentation for the Donatist controversy is Le Dossier du Donatisme, ed. -L. Maier,  vols. (Berlin, , ). M. A. Tilley, Donatist Martyr Stories. The Church in Conflict in Roman North Africa (Liverpool, ), assembles a rare collection of Donatist records of judicial proceedings (acta) against African Christian martyrs, as well as accounts of their torments (pasxlvii Bibliography siones).

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