The City of God, Том 1
Catholic Way Publishing, 26 февр. 2015 г. - Всего страниц: 223
THE CITY OF GOD
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
— A Catholic Classic!
— Includes 1,700 Active Linked Endnotes.
— Includes an Active Index, Table of Contents and Layered NCX Navigation
— Includes Illustrations by Gustave Dore
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The City of God is a book of Christian philosophy originally written in Latin by Augustine of Hippo in the early 5th century AD. The book was in response to allegations that Christianity brought about the decline of Rome and is considered one of Augustine's most important works, standing alongside The Confessions, The Enchiridion, On Christian Doctrine, and On the Trinity. As a work of one of the most influential Church Fathers, The City of God is a cornerstone of Western thought, expounding on many profound questions of theology, such as the suffering of the righteous, the existence of evil, the conflict between free will and divine omniscience, and the doctrine of original sin.
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... led by God and His wisdom, rather than by bodily concupiscence, will certainly never consent to the desire aroused in its own flesh by another's lust.
For some most flagrant and wicked desires are allowed free play at present by the secret judgment of God, and are reserved to the public and final judgment.
For all the gods of the nations are idols; but the Lord made the heavens.”79 30. That those who complain of Christianity really desire to.
That those who complain of Christianity really desire to live without restraint in shameful luxury. If the famous Scipio Nasica were now alive, ...
Depraved by good fortune, and not chastened by adversity, what you desire in the restoration of a peaceful and secure state, is not the tranquillity of the ...