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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... there hovers over these ruins the splendid vision of the city of God “coming down out of heaven, adorned as a bride for her husband.
For there had not yet been revealed to the Gentiles the heavenly doctrine which ... devils to seek the things that are in heaven, or even above the heavens.
Incomparably more glorious than Rome, is that heavenly city in which for victory you have truth; for dignity, holiness; for peace, felicity; for life, ...
Of Romulus, a flattering legend tells us that he was assumed into heaven. But certain Roman historians relate that he was torn in pieces by the senate for ...
... the three goddesses by sending in the golden apple, which occasioned strife in heaven, victory to Venus, the rape of Helen, and the destruction of Troy.