Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Dodaro, Robert, 1955-

Title Christ and the just society in the thought of Augustine / Robert Dodaro
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
Online access available from:
EBSCO eBook Academic Collection    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (viii, 253 pages
Contents Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 Eloquence and virtue in Cicero's statesman; CHAPTER 2 Justice and the limits of the soul; CHAPTER 3 Christ and the formation of the just society; CHAPTER 4 Divine eloquence and virtue in the scriptures; CHAPTER 5 Wisdom's hidden reasons; CHAPTER 6 Eloquence and virtue in Augustine's statesman; General conclusion; Select bibliography
Summary This is the first scholarly book in English for thirty years to consider Augustine's political thought and ethics in relation to his theology of grace and the Bible. It will be essential reading for scholars of Christian theology, late Roman antiquity, the history of western political thought, and political ethics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-243) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject 880-01 Augustine, of Hippo, Saint, 354-430.
880-01 Augustine, saint, γ̐ưevγ̐ưeque d'Hippone, 354-430.
880-02 Christian sociology -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
880-02 Christian sociology -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600. -- ca 30-600 (γ̐ưEglise primitive)
Christianity and justice -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511263902
0511265433 (electronic bk.)
0511266154 (electronic bk.)
9780511265433 (electronic bk.)
9780511266157 (electronic bk.)